Bachelor of Science, Major in History

The Bachelor of Science degree requires 30 semester credit hours in History, including:  HIST 1301, HIST 1302, HIST 2311 HIST 2312, three Advanced hours in American history, three Advanced hours in European history, and three advanced hours in World history.  All History majors are required to complete at least one 4000-level history course.  At least 12 Advanced hours must be taken in residence.

Bachelor of Science, Major in History
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 1411General Botany4
BIOL 1413General Zoology4
BIOL 2440Introductory Cell Biology4
CHEM 1411General Chemistry I4
CHEM 1412General Chemistry II4
CHEM 2323
CHEM 2123
Organic Chemistry I: Lecture
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
CHEM 2325
CHEM 2125
Organic Chemistry II: Lecture
and Organic Chemistry II: Lab
CHEM 3438Biochemistry I (Junior)4
PHYS 1301
PHYS 1101
General Phy-Mechanics & Heat
and General Physics Laboratory I
PHYS 1302
PHYS 1102
Gen Phy-Snd,Lght, Elec, & Mag
and General Physics Laboratory II
Select two of the following:8
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
General Physiology
Introductory Genetics
General Microbiology
HIST 1301United States History To 1876 13
HIST 1302United States History Sn 1876 13
HIST 2311World History to 15003
HIST 2312World History since 15003
American History - select one of the following: 23
Black Civil Rights Movement
History Of American Slavery
Era Of Amer Revoltn 1763-1789
The History Of The West
Eco His: Ind Rev To Present
Mexican Americans Since 1848
Urban and Suburban History
The U. S. And The Vietnam War
Early America To 1783
America In Midpassge 1783-1877
Emergence Mod Amerca 1877-1945
Recent America, 1945 To Presnt
The American Civil War
Immigration Ethnicity Amer His
American Women's History
American Diplomatic History
Military & War In America
American Indian History
African-American History
America in the 1960s
American Environmental History
The American South
Texas And The Southwest
European History - select one of the following: 23
Mod France: From Rev To Presnt
Renaissance Europe
Germany & Cen Europe Sn 1815
The Bible and Reform in Europe
Eco His: Ind Rev To Present
French Revol & Napoleonic Wars
Britain To 1714
Modern Britain 1714-Present
Russian History
Modern European Military Hist
Eur-Age Absoltsm/Rev:1648-1815
European History 1815 1914
Ancient History
Medieval History
British Empire & Commonwealth
World History - select one of the following: 23
Contemporary Latin America
Modern China And Japan
Modern Asian History
Religion In World History
Middle East Since 1700
Early Christianities
Silk Roads to Atlantic World
The Middle East, 500 - 1700
Africa - Past & Present
Colonial Latin America
Modern Mexico
Additional Advanced Hours in History (one course at the 4000 level if not already taken from above categories in History Major)9
Minor (not required)
Electives (Advanced General)6
Total Hours120


Students should use elective and/or minor hours to satisfy the 42 advanced hour requirement. All students must complete at least 120 hours to graduate.

First Year
BIOL 14114BIOL 14134
Component Area II3Component Area VIII3
Component Area V3Component Area IX1
ENGL 130113ENGL 130213
HIST 130123HIST 130223
 16 14
Second Year
BIOL 24404CHEM 14124
CHEM 14114Component Area III4
Component Area III4HIST Advanced Elective3
HIST 23113HIST 23123
POLS 230533POLS 230633
 18 17
Third Year
CHEM 2323
CHEM 2123
4CHEM 2325
CHEM 2125
Component Area IX3HIST European History course5, 73
HIST American History course4, 73HIST 4000-level Elective3
PHYS 1301
PHYS 1101
4PHYS 1302
PHYS 1102
 14 14
Fourth Year
BIOL 3420, 3440, 3450, 3470, or 34904BIOL 3420, 3420, 3440, 3450, 3470, or 34904
HIST Advanced Elective3CHEM 34384
HIST World History course6,73HIST 33293
Advanced Elective3HIST 4000-level course (if not yet taken)3
 13 14
Total Hours: 120

Students should use elective and/or minor hours to satisfy the 42 advanced hour requirement. All students must complete at least 120 hours to graduate.