History Major — B.A.
This B.A. degree requires 90 liberal arts credits out of the 120 credits required for graduation.
|History B.A. Major Requirements
|Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements and Electives 1
This major is approved to fulfill the Integrative Core Curriculum requirement for the Humanities perspective.
No more than 4 credits at the grade of C- or below may be counted toward meeting the requirements of the history major. AP courses in History may not be counted toward major requirements.
|History Seminar and Capstone
|ADDITIONAL HISTORY COURSES
|History majors must complete an additional 36 credits in history that meet the following criteria:
At least 4 credits, and no more than 12 credits, at the 100-level
At least 12 credits at the 300-level
At least 4 credits in premodern history at the 200-level or above
At least 4 credits in global history at the 200-level or above
|FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
|All history majors must demonstrate proficiency at college-level language study, in a language other than English, through the beginner level. This can be done in one of three ways: 1) taking 10100 and 10200; 2) placing into and taking 10200; or 3) taking the proficiency exam and testing into 20000 or above, in which case the requirement is met and no additional foreign language credits are required.
|Language courses taken in the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Ithaca College for this requirement must be in a language other than English; must be taken for a letter grade; and students must earn a C- or better in language courses. As a department requirement, grades in language courses count toward department policies (only 4 credits at a C- or below may apply to courses in the major). In addition, American Sign Language cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.