Complete a total of four introductory courses (12 sem. hrs.), including at least one American Civilizations course (HST 1010 or 1020) and at least one World Civilizations course (HST 1140 or 1150). 6 credits of introductory history also count toward general education.
Students interested in teaching U. S. History should take both American Civilizations courses. Students interested in teaching World History should take both World Civilizations courses.
History Majors are encouraged to use 18 of their free elective hours to pursue a minor. History Majors considering pursuing an MA and/or PhD in history are strongly encouraged to complete 12 credit hours in a foreign language as that is a common graduate school requirement.