Oct 01, 2023
Program Code: 246*/246C
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.
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 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
Career-Oriented Concentrations (27 Hours)
The Career-Oriented Concentration consists of a minimum of 27 semester hours drawn from any department or discipline. Examples of general areas of career-orientation, around one of which the student may design a program are: Business, Government Service or Law. All programs must be planned in consultation with a B.S. (non-teaching) degree advisor in the history department and are subject to departmental approval.
- Area of Career Orientation
No more than 3 hours from the 1000 level may be used to fulfill concentration requirements
At least 15 hours of the concentration must be at or above the 3000 level.
Electives (13 Hours)
Taken to total 120 hours for the degree
Total Required (120 Hours)