Requirements for a Major in History
|Thirty-six semester hours, nine of which must be at the 4000-level, including the following:|
|HIS 1305||World History to 1500||3|
|HIS 1307||World History since 1500||3|
|HIS 1365||United States History to 1877||3|
|HIS 1366||United States History since 1877||3|
|HIS 2395||History Workshop||3|
|Six semester hours from each of the following subgroups:||18|
|Three semester hours of HIS courses||3|
|Students completing World Cultures I, II, III, and IV in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core receive credit toward the major by petition. 2|
|A grade of “C” or better must be earned in HIS courses used for the major. 3|
Excluding HIS 1300 The United States in Global Perspective
HIS 1300 The United States in Global Perspective does not calculate into the major grade point average.
The department strongly recommends that all history majors take a fourth semester language course, as well as electives in other humanities and social science fields.