May 22, 2024  
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

History, American History Option, B.A.

OSRHE Code: 127A

Major Code: HISA

The Bachelor of Arts Degree in History is designed to assist students in achieving their primary “professional and personal goals,” including graduating with competitive skills and knowledge to obtain meaningful employment and facilitate reasonable career advancement in primary or higher education, or public or private business. In addition to enhancing students’ employment opportunities, this degree will provide excellent preparation for graduate school and a career in higher education

Note: HIST 3243  satisfies the computer proficiency requirement for this degree.

History, Required Hours: 120 Credit Hour(s)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 9 Credit Hour(s)

Science and Mathematics: 11 Credit Hour(s)

Elective: 3 Credit Hour(s)

Select three additional hours from the courses listed above and not previously selected. **

American History Option

Requirements: 27 Credit Hour(s)

Students must select:

Six (6) courses (18 credit hours of upper-level American history, as well as nine (9) credit hours (lower or upper-level) of non-General Education HIST prefix courses.

It is highly recommended that students take at least six (6) credit hours (2 courses) covering the period before the Civil Was and at least six (6) credit hours (2 coursed) covering the period after the Civil War.

Selected Minor: 18-24 Credit Hour(s)

Free Electives: 11-17 Credit Hour(s)

Total Credit Hour(s): 120