Oct 27, 2021
Program Code: 254A
CIP Code: 54.0101
General Education Requirements (44 Hours)
Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major. Please see your advisor for information.
Language Requirements (6-12 Hours)
Completion of 6 semester hours at the *intermediate level or higher
Note: Beginning language course I & II or beginning combination language course are prerequisites for *intermediate level courses.
Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.
Major Requirements (36 Hours)
2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major discipline, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.
At least 3 hours 2000 level HIS is required prior to taking a 3000 level HIS course; at least 3 hours 3000 level HIS course is required prior to taking a 4000 level HIS course. No more than l5 semester hours from the 2000 level, which includes HIS 2800 , may be included to fulfill major requirements.
Writing in the Discipline (3 Hours)
Regional History Requirements (12 Hours)
Choose 3 hours from each of these four areas:
- European History
- United States History
- Non-western History [Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East]
- Global History
History Elective Courses (18 Hours)
Choose 18 hours HIS electives in keeping with requirements in italics above.
Senior Level Capstone (3 Hours) - Choose One
Only 3 hours of HIS 4100 can count in the major
Minor Required (12-21 Hours)
Minimum of 9 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill minor requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian. History majors earning the BA degree should consider a minor that complements their academic or professional program.
Electives (13-22 Hours)
Taken to total 120 hours for the degree
Total Required (120 Hours)