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History Major | History Minor | Integrated Studies Major

Requirements for the History Major

To find out more, consult the Undergraduate Catalog for the current year.

56 credits total; 26 of these must be upper-division

 

 
Credits
World Civilization
HIS 1200 Ancient and Medieval Worlds
5
UCOR 2000 The West and the World
5
or an advisor-approved equivalent modern world history course
 
United States
HIS 2502 The United States to 1876
5
or HIS 3501 Colonial and Revolutionary America or an advisor-approved upper-division substitution
HIS 2503 The United States since 1876 
5
or an advisor-approved upper-division substitution
 
Non-Western World
Two courses in the history of a non-Western region (i.e., Africa, Asia,
Latin America, Middle East, or comparative non-Western)  
10
 
History of Christianity
One course in the history of Christianity (e.g., HIS 3382, HIS 3401, HIS 3402, HIS 3405, HIS 3406, HIS 3501, or an advisor-approved
substitution
)
5
 
Historiography and Research
One course in Historiography (HIS 3853, 3854, or 3857)
3
One Capstone Research Seminar (HIS 4495, 4525, 4545, 4565, 4575, 4715, or 4765)
3
Electives*
15
 
Total Credits
56
*Electives may include, with advisor’s approval, one course in a related (non-HIS) field.  Students are encouraged to propose some independent activity (HIS 4900 series:  Independent Study, Independent Resource, or Internship).  Students majoring in history should work closely with their advisor in selecting additional supporting courses tailored to their career goals. Students planning graduate study should acquire a reading mastery of a foreign language.  Students seeking teaching credentials should include HIS 3600 History of the Pacific Northwest in their program; they should also consult with the School of Education early in their academic program.

 

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Requirements for the History Minor

30 credits total; 15 of these must be upper-division

 

 
Credits
 
UCOR 2000 The West and the World
or an advisor-approved equivalent modern world history course
5
 
 

HIS 2502 The United States to 1876                                                                     

or HIS 2503 The United States Since 1876

or HIS 3501 Colonial and Revolutionary America            

5
 
One course in the history of a non-Western region (Asia, Africa, Latin America, Middle East, or comparative non-Western)  
5
 
Electives
15
 
Total Credits
30
Note to prospective teachers: Students taking a minor in history who are planning to become teachers should take both HIS 2502 and HIS 2503, and they should also take HIS 3600 History of the Pacific Northwest.

 

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The Integrated Studies Major

The Integrated Studies Major is for prospective elementary teachers. Students in this major may choose a Social Science concentration which includes a significant history component.  For information, please consult the Undergraduate Catalog for the current year. 

 

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