Dec 07, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

FYG - History, Applied and Public History

History - Applied and Public History Concentration, BS

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Program Code: 246*/246B
CIP Code: 54.0101

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major with departmental approval. Please see your advisor for information.

Major Requirements (63 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 15 semester hours from the 2000 level may be used to fulfill History Core Requirements (HIS 2800, Regional History Regional History Requirements, History Electives), and no more than 9 semester hours at the 2000 level may be used to fulfill requirements in the concentration. 1000 level HIS courses are not permitted to count towards History 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

Applied or Public History Concentrations (24 Hours)

The Career-Oriented Concentration consists of a minimum of 24 semester hours drawn from courses below or any other approved course.

No more than 3 hours from the 1000 level may be used to fulfill concentration requirements.

At least 12 hours of the concentration must be at or above the 3000 level.

Minor (Optional)

Electives (13 Hours)

Taken to total 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

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