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HISTORY MAJOR CHECKSHEET (2013-2014)

 

INTRODUCTORY COURSES (2 required)

          GHIST 101 (World History to 1500)

          GHIST 102 (World History since 1500)

200-LEVEL COURSES (2 required):

          GHIST   225 (U.S. History)

          HIST 201 (Europe to 1815)

          HIST 202 (Europe since 1815)

          HIST 263 (Africa)

          HIST 270 (Modern Middle East)

          HIST 273 (Asia to 1600)

          HIST 274 (Modern Asia)

          GHUM 252 (Latin American Cultures and Identities)*

          HIST 269 (Pre-Modern Middle East)             

*Only sections taught by history faculty will count for history major

 

HISTORY SEMINAR (1 required; prerequisite for 400-level courses):

          HIST 395 (History Seminar)

 

 300- and 400-LEVEL COURSES (6 required):

At least THREE courses must be on the 400-level.

At least ONE course in each of the following fields: U.S. history, European history, World history

HIST                            HIST                 

HIST                       

HIST 400-level                   HIST 400-level                                                   

HIST 400-level                        


 B.A. Degree requirements:

PHILOSOPHY (1 required) GPHIL 120 and GPHIL 150 do not fulfill this requirement.

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE:

1) Must complete intermediate level (232)              

2) See catalog for intensive language option

 


          101         


          102         


          231         


          232         


 

 

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MINOR OR SECOND MAJOR ELECTIVES:


Public History Concentration (2013-2014)

History Major with Public History Concentration

History majors opting to pursue the Public History Concentration will complete seven elective courses, six of which must be 300-400- level history courses. The Public History Concentration consists of five courses (fifteen credit hours).  Students are required to

complete two public history core courses and three elective courses. Two of the three elective courses should be chosen from the list

of primary electives; the remaining elective course may be chosen from either the primary or secondary list of elective courses.

 

REQUIRED INTRODUCTORY COURSES (2 required):

          GHIST   101 (World History to 1500)

          GHIST 102 (World History since 1500)

 


200-LEVEL COURSES (2 required):

          GHIST 225 (U.S. History)

          HIST 201 (Europe to 1815)

          HIST 202 (Europe since 1815)

          HIST 263 (Africa)

          HIST 270 (Modern Middle East)

          HIST 273 (Asia to 1600)

          HIST 274 (Modern Asia)

          GHUM 252 (Latin American Cultures and Identities)*


          HIST 269 (Pre-Modern Middle East)                    *Only sections taught by history faculty will count for history major

 

HISTORY SEMINAR (1 required; prerequisite for 400-level courses):

          HIST 395 (History Seminar)

 

ELECTIVES (7 required)1:

At least THREE courses must be on the 400-level.

At least ONE course in each of the following fields: U.S. history; European history; World history


HIST                            


400-level         


400-level          


400-level          


 

Public History Required Core Courses (2 required) HIST 396/ARTH 396 (Introduction to Public History) HIST 340 (Internship in History)

 

Primary Electives (2 or 3 required)

HIST 310 (American Business History)

HIST 331/ANTH 331 (Historical Archaeology)

HIST 337 (Practicum: Selected Topics in Local and Regional History) HIST/ANTH/SCOM 441 (Oral History and Social Justice)

HIST 491 (Editing Historical Documents)

HIST 492/ANTH 492/ARTH 492 (American Material Culture) HIST 493/ARTH 493 (Historic Preservation)

HIST 494/ARTH 494 (Introduction to Museum Work) HIST 497 (Genealogical Research and Family History)

 

Secondary Electives (0 or 1 required)

HIST 326 (The Automobile in Twentieth-Century America) HIST 327 (Technology in America)

HIST/SOCI 338 (U.S. Urban Social History) HIST 360 (Research Apprenticeship in History) HIST 392 (Travel Studies Seminar:

  • The Ancient World and Roman Britain
  • Summer in Ghana Program
  • · Cultural History of Scotland)

HIST 402 (Workshop in Colonial American Life) HIST 403 (Workshop in Civil War Virginia) ANTH 494 (Field Techniques in Archaeology)

 

 

1 Six of the seven electives must be 300- or 400-level history courses.  At least three courses must be 400-level history courses.  For honors students, only three hours of HIST499 can be counted among the three 400-level courses required for the major.