Jun 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, Continuing Education, B.A.

More information about Division of Continuing Education :

A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Arts in History.

Core Requirements

40 Credits:

Major Requirements

39 credits:

Optional Concentrations

Applied History-History & Business Concentration

24 credits:

Teacher Certification

The Education Department offers a social studies/education major. The program prepares students wishing to teach at the secondary level, grades 7-12. The History Department collaborates with the Education Department to offer the history courses needed for certification. Admission requirements for the program are described in the School of Education .


Additional HINW XXX History Electives may need to be taken to reach the 39 credit hours required for the History Major. 


To earn a Bachelor of Art in History, students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA  of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Any student contemplating graduate work should understand that most history graduate programs involve the knowledge of foreign languages. Especially if you aim at a College or University teaching career, you should consult with one of the history faculty to discuss what languages you will likely have to know, and begin the study of those languages as an undergraduate.