Robert Givens (chair), Michelle Herder, M. Philip Lucas, Catherine Stewart

Major: A minimum of nine course credits in History, at least five of which must be at or above the 300 level, to include three courses at or above the 300 level in one of the following fields: Europe to 1700 (HIS 304 or 331-336), Europe since 1700 (HIS 315-329), American and Latin American history (HIS 349-358, 364, and 369); and any two courses in History outside the primary field at any level. Only one course credit of Internship (280/380) may be applied to a History major.

Interdisciplinary Majors and Programs: The Department of History cooperates in offering several interdisciplinary majors and programs: Ethnic Studies, International Relations, Latin American Studies, and Russian Studies.

Teaching Certification: For information about secondary certification in history and about a second teaching area in United States or World History, consult the chair of theDepartment of Education. Prospective teachers should request a current list of the specific course requirements from the Education Office.

Recommended course sequence

Course sequences vary widely in history because of our flexible degree requirements and lack of prerequisites.