History Major — B.A.

Summary

History B.A. Major Requirements41-47
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements 128-40
Electives33-51
Total Credits120
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  See Integrative Core Curriculum requirements, with information about the H&S CLA requirement.

Degree Requirements 

No more than 3 credits at the grade of C- or below may be counted toward meeting the requirements of the history major. 

CREDITS IN THE DEPARTMENT
History majors must complete a minimum of 41 credits in history, including the following: 1
A minimum of two HIST courses at level 16
A minimum of two courses in European history at level 2 or above6
A minimum of two courses in United States history at level 2 or above6
A minimum of two courses in global history at level 2 or above6
A minimum of five other history electives15
HIST 30000History Lab1
HIST 49400History Capstone1
FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
All history majors must successfully complete a year of college-level study in a language other than English 20-6
Total Credits41-47
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Of the 41 history credits, a minimum of 29 credits must be at level 2 or above; of these 29 credits, 17 must be at level 3 or above; these 17 credits must include HIST 30000 & HIST 49400, History Lab and History Capstone, and 6 credits of tutorial or seminar at level 4.

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Students may test out this requirement by taking the language proficiency exam and placing at level 2 or above.