|History Program Requirements|
The Major in History
The following requirements for the major in History were introduced in the 2014-2015 college catalog.
Ten courses (30 credits) total, which must include the following:
Asia and the Middle East
Latin America and the Caribbean
A maximum of one independent study project (3 credits) and one internship project (3 credits) may be counted aselective courses toward the major.
All courses must be taken for a letter grade and must receive a grade of C- or better.
Transfer or Advanced Placement credits counting toward the major are limited to two courses (or 6 credits).
History Major Honors Sequence
The History Major Honors Track includes an additional required course, History and Historians (3 cr.) [offered in alternate Spring semesters], and requires the completion of the Senior Honors Thesis during the Senior Colloquium for a total of 33 required major credits. The Senior Colloquium and the required thesis complete the Senior Evaluation major requirement. Honors History majors must complete the Honors Track sequence for eligibility for Departmental Honors at graduation. Honors are awarded to graduating majors who have earned a G.P.A. of 3.6 or higher in their required courses and who have completed an outstanding Senior Honors Thesis.