Bachelor of Science in History

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester credit hours.

Major

30 semester credit hours.

General Description

The Bachelor of Science degree in history offers a sound basis for proceeding to graduate programs in the field, to law school admission, or to careers in public service. In addition, the degree provides a background for professional preparation in the following fields: library science; teaching at middle school, secondary school, or college level; work with archives, historical associations, museums or national parks; journalism; criminal justice administration; legal assistance; law school; foreign service, non profit, administrative, federal and state civil service.

History Courses Required – thirty semester credit hours beyond HIST 1013, HIST 1023:
HIST 2013Survey of World Civilization to 17153
or HIST 2023 Survey of World Civilization Since 1715
HIST 4843Senior Seminar3

Twenty-one elective advanced semester credit hours in history selected from any history courses listed in this catalog, of which 6-9 semester credit hours must be non-U.S. If 2013 and 2023 are both completed, six additional non-U.S. semester credit hours must be completed. If only one of these courses – 2013 or 2023 – is completed, nine additional non-U.S. semester credit hours must be completed.

Bachelor of Science in History Program of Study

*Course of study is suggested only. It is recommended to see an advisor for a personalized Program of Study.

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
Creative Arts Core3
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Wellness/Mathematics CAO Core2
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
Mathematics Core3
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Second Year
FallTCCN
English Literature3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
Life/Physical Science Core3
Elective (or minor)3
Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
HIST 2013 or 2023 (GP)Survey of World Civilization to 1715( HIST 2321) or ( HIST 2322)3
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
Life/Physical Science Core3
Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Third Year
FallTCCN
History (advanced)3
History (advanced)3
Non-US History (advanced)3
Elective (advanced)3
Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
History (advanced)3
History (advanced)3
Non-US History (advanced)3
Elective3
Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
Non-US History (advanced)3
History (advanced)3
Elective (advanced)3
Elective3
Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
History (advanced)3
HIST 4843Senior Seminar3
Elective3
Elective3
Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.