Jan 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

History, B.A.


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Bachelor of Arts
Curriculum 0710 Requirements

History Department  

Suggested Semester Plan: Program Pathway   

General Education Requirements


Students must meet requirements for general education; see The Cardinal Core Curriculum  for details. Certain courses that fulfill major or cognate requirements may also apply to general education.

Major Departmental Requirements 36-39 Credits


Introductory Courses at the 100 level: (12 cr.)


Advanced history courses (15 cr.)


  • Select 15 credits of 300/400 level advanced history courses; A maximum of three credits of HIS 498  allowed unless approved by department chair.

Cognate Requirements 12 Credits


Select one of the following:

Note- must include at least one upper division (300/400 level) course

  • A college-approved major or minor
  • Study Abroad - 12 credits
  • Foreign Language - 12 credits
  • Six hours upper-level history credits, plus six additional credits, by advisement
  • Area Studies/Theme: 12 credits by advisement

Electives 35-39 Credits


Certain major/cognate courses may also satisfy GE requirements thus increase elective credits accordingly.

Total Credits minimum 120


Additional Degree Requirements


  1. All courses satisfying requirements for the major must be completed at a grade of C (2.0) or better.
  2. At least 12 credits of the Cognate Requirements must be courses that are not taken to satisfy the Departmental Requirements.
  3. A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in all required major courses (Major Departmental Requirements).
  4. Completion of all Undergraduate Degree Requirements .

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