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Major in History

Bachelor of Arts Degree


CIP 54.0101


Note: B.A. degree is required unless specifically exempted by department chair.

 

University Studies Requirements ..............................44-47 hrs


Required Courses..............................................................19 hrs
HIS 099 Transitions
HIS 201 Modern Europe
HIS 221 American Experience to 1865
HIS 222 American Experience Since 1865
HIS 300 Introduction to Historical Studies1
   and one of the following:
HIS 309 Survey of World Religion
HIS 340 Modern East Asia
HIS 350 History of Latin America
HIS 355 Islamic Middle East
HIS 360 Modern India
HIS 370 History of Africa
   and

HIS 400 Senior Seminar2

 


Required Limited Electives..............................................15 hrs

HIS upper-level courses approved by advisor (not including HIS 361); at least one must be a 400-level course.


 

Required Minor.................................................................21 hrs

Electives3 .....................................................................18-21 hrs

Total Curriculum Requirements...................................120 hrs

1Prerequisite for 400-level courses. May be waived with permission of department chair.
2A grade of C or better is required. 
3At least one three-hour free elective must be chosen from outside History and may not be counted as a University Studies requirement.

 

The requirements listed above are an example of what is applicable to most students entering Murray State University at the present time. Criteria as they may relate to individual students may vary. The primary source is the Undergraduate Bulletin applicable at the time of the student enrollment.

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