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The Bachelor of Arts in history will increase your knowledge of history and help you develop the research, organizational, and writing skills necessary for careers in anything from history, to higher education, to business, to law, to journalism, to a variety of other professions. By the time you graduate, we are confident that you will be trained in methods of effective historical research and communication; in how to read, critically evaluate, interpret, and discuss historical sources; and in how to set your own goals and chart your progress.
Some requirements may be fulfilled by coursework in major program
A minimum of 120 credit hours, completion of General Education program, completion
of 39 senior division hours (300-599), Writing Proficiency Exam (WP003), and completion
of the Measure of Academic Proficiency and Progress (MAPP) at the senior level. Refer
to the Undergraduate Bulletin or Degree Works for additional graduation requirements for your program.
A minimum 2.0 GPA in the major and overall are required to graduate with a B.A. degree in history.