2021-2022 Catalog

History

Degree Requirements

Area I – Foundation Skills - 3 hours

FSL 101Foundations of Scholarship and Learning

3

FSL 101 is required for new and transferring freshmen with less than 24 credit hours. Students must earn a "C" or higher in FSL 101.

Area I - Rhetoric and Communication - 9 hours

ENG 101English Composition I

3

ENG 102English Composition II

3

BUA 251/ENG 251Business Communications

3

or

ENG 225Spoken Word and Public Performance

3

or

SPEE 220Fundamentals of Speech

3

Students must earn a "C" or higher in ENG 101 and ENG 102.

Area I – Mathematics - 3-4 hours

Choose one from the following:
MATH 110Mathematics for the Liberal Arts

3

MATH 111College Algebra

3

MATH 119Precalculus

3

MATH 121Calculus I

4

Area I - Computer Literacy - 3 hours

CIS 170Intro to Microcomputer Applications

3

or

ED 190Introduction to Computers for Instruction

3

Area II - The Arts - 3 hours

Choose one from the following:
ART 191Enhancing Art Understanding

3

ENG 210Introduction to Film Studies

3

MU 129Music Listening

3

THR 100Introduction to Theatre

3

Area II - Literature in English - 3 hours

Choose one from the following:
ENG 215Introduction to Literature

3

ENG 216Topics in Literature

3

Area II - Social Science and Humanities - 6 hours

ANTH 210/SOC 210Cultural Anthropology

3

ECON 241Principles of Macroeconomics

3

or

ECON 242Principles of Microeconomics

3

GEOG 200World Regional Geography

3

PHIL 201Introduction to Philosophy

3

POLSC 223Introduction to American National Government & Politics

3

or

POLSC 224Introduction to American State and Local Government & Politics

3

PSY 201General Psychology

3

or

PSY 211Psychology of Human Growth & Development

3

SOC 221Introduction to Sociology

3

SOC 223Social Problems

3

SOC 243Peoples and Cultures of the World in Sociological Perspective

3

Area II - History - 6 hours

HIS 201History of the United States I

3

HIS 202History of the United States II

3

Students must earn a "C" or higher in HIS 201 and HIS 202.

Area II - The Natural Sciences - 7-8 hours

Choose two different science disciplines from the following:
ASTR 100Introduction to Astronomy

4

BIO 100Principles of Biology

4

BIO 111General Biology I

3

CHEM 103Fundamentals of Chemistry

3

and

CHEM 103LFundamentals of Chemistry Lab

1

CHEM 111General Chemistry I

3

and

CHEM 111LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

PHY 201College Physics I

4

PHY 210General Physics I

4

PS 100Physical Science

4

SCI 105Special Topics in Science

4

History Core Requirements - 30 hours

HIS 111History of Western Civilization I

3

and

HIS 112History of Western Civilization II

3

or

HIS 191World Civilization to 1500

3

and

HIS 192World Civilization since 1500

3

HIS 225Introduction to Historical Methods

3

HIS 496Seminar in History

3

Choose one of the following Early U.S. History courses:

HIS 300Civil War America

3

HIS 400Colonial History

3

HIS 401Jacksonian America

3

Students must earn a "C" or higher in all history courses.

Choose one of the following Modern U.S. History courses:

HIS 238World War II

3

HIS 426United States History, 1941 to the Present

3

HIS 430Expansion of the United States

3

Students must earn a "C" or higher in all history courses.

Choose two of the following non-U.S. History courses:

HIS 322Asian History

3

HIS 324Latin American History

3

HIS 435Early Modern Europe

3

HIS 445Comparative Empires

3

Students must earn a "C" or higher in all history courses.

Choose one of the following Thematic History courses:

HIS 327History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

3

HIS 355American Environmental History

3

HIS 420The Old South

3

HIS 427American Indian History

3

Students must earn a "C" or higher in all history courses.

Choose one of the following Public History courses

HIS 204Introduction to Public History

3

HIS 265Introduction to Digital History

3

HIS 365Museum Studies

3

HIS 455American Urbanization and Suburbanization

3

Required History Electives - 18 hours

Choose courses from history at the 200 level or higher.

Students must earn a "C" or higher in History electives.

General Electives - 27-32 hours

Select sufficient courses from any academic discipline to bring the total hours for graduation to a minimum of 120.

Total GEC Credit Hours (40-45 hours)
Total Required History Core Courses (30 hours)

Total History Electives (18 hours)

Total General Electives (27-32 hours)

 

120 minimum hours required for graduation.