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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A MAJOR IN HISTORY

REQUIREMENTS-- 45 semester hours as follows:

Required courses are as follows (18 hours):

  • HIST 137 World Civilization to 1648
  • HIST 138 World Civilization since 1648
  • HIST 231 American History to 1877
  • HIST 232 American History since 1877
  • HIST 234 Historical Methods
  • HIST 490 Issues in History

At least six hours in United States History chosen from:

  • HIST 331 Kentucky
  • HIST 333 American Diplomacy
  • HIST 430 Selected Topics
  • HIST 431 Early America
  • HIST 433 Expansion and the Civil War Era
  • HIST 435 Twentieth-Century America

And at least six hours selected from:

  • HIST 334 England
  • HIST 335 Twentieth-Century Europe
  • HIST 337 China and Japan
  • HIST 430 Selected Topics
  • HIST 436 The Renaissance and the Reformation
  • HIST 437 Russia

Six hours chosen from the Department's history offerings.

Nine hours selected from appropriate offerings of the following disciplines are required: Art, BMIS, Economics, English, Geography, Mathematics, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, and Sociology.


BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH A MAJOR IN HISTORY

REQUIREMENTS-- Completion of the requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree plus a foreign language through the intermediate level.

 


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A MAJOR IN HISTORY & POLITICAL SCIENCE

REQUIREMENTS-- 51 semester hours as follows:

Required courses are as follows (27 hours):

  • HIST 137 World Civilization to 1648
  • HIST 138 World Civilization since 1648
  • HIST 231 American History to 1877
  • HIST 232 American History since 1877
  • HIST 234 Historical Methods
  • POLS 131 Introduction to Political Science
  • POLS 233 American National Government
  • POLS 235 Introduction to International Relations
  • POLS 490 Issues in Political Science
    or
  • HIST 490 Issues in History

At least three hours in United States history chosen from:

  • HIST 331 Kentucky
  • HIST 333 American Diplomacy
  • HIST 430 Selected Topics
  • HIST 431 Early America
  • HIST 433 Expansion and the Civil War Era
  • HIST 435 Twentieth-Century America

And at least three hours selected from:

  • HIST 334 England
  • HIST 335 Twentieth-Century Europe
  • HIST 337 China and Japan
  • HIST 430 Selected Topics
  • HIST 436 The Renaissance and the Reformation
  • HIST 437 Russia

Nine hours of electives chosen from the History and Political Science Department*

* A minimum of 12 hours of POLS courses are required, but no more than 21 hours of POLS are allowed to count on the major.

Nine hours selected from appropriate offerings of the following disciplines are required: Art, BMIS, Economics, English, Geography, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Religion, and Sociology.


BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH A MAJOR IN HISTORY & POLITICAL SCIENCE

REQUIREMENTS-- Completion of the requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree plus a foreign language through the intermediate level.

 


MINOR IN HISTORY

REQUIREMENTS-- 24 semester hours as follows:

Required courses are (12 hours):

  • HIST 137 World Civilization to 1648
  • HIST 138 World Civilization since 1648
  • HIST 231 American History to 1877
  • HIST 232 American History since 1877

At least three hours in United States History chosen from:

  • HIST 331 Kentucky
  • HIST 333 American Diplomacy
  • HIST 431 Early America
  • HIST 433 Expansion and the Civil War Era
  • HIST 435 Twentieth-Century America

And at least three hours chosen from:

  • HIST 334 England
  • HIST 335 Twentieth-Century Europe
  • HIST 337 China and Japan
  • HIST 436 The Renaissance and the Reformation
  • HIST 437 Russia

Six hours chosen from the History Department's offerings.