History Major

A major leading to a baccalaureate degree in history requires completion of a minimum of 33 semester hours of study, including the following:

        HIST 1110 and 1120: World Civilization 6 hours

        HIST 3410: Introduction to Historical Method 3 hours

        2 3000-level courses 6 hours

        5 4000-level courses 15 hours

        1 3000- or 4000-level course 3 hours

Of the 24 hours taken at the 3000 or 4000-level, at least 6 hours must be taken in each of the general areas of U.S., European, and World History.

Attention: HIST 3410, Introduction to Historical Study, must be taken by all History majors.  It should be taken following the completion of HIST 1010 and HIST  1020, PRIOR to the enrollment in any upper-level (3000/4000-level) courses. 

Attention: HIST 4417, Teaching History is for those students who are seeking an endorsement Secondary Education, with an Education Minor.    HIST 4417 does not count toward a History major or minor.   It is a course we teach for Curriculum and Instruction and you should not enroll in the course unless you are an education minor.

History majors and minors in need of advising, particularly new students or transfer students, should see Dr. William Douglas Burgess, Jr. 109 Rogers-Stout Hall,  Telephone: (423) 439-6691

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