Sep 15, 2019  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of History

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Christopher A. Oakley, Chair, A-315 Brewster Building

Students may major in history through the BA program. They may minor in either history or public history.


History Honors Program

A student desiring to enter the honors program in history must be a second semester junior majoring in history; possess a minimum cumulative and major 3.0 GPA; and have a minimum of 20 s.h. in history (exceptions may be made at the discretion of the dept chair). Furthermore, a student engaged in the history honors program shall be enrolled as a part of the regular curriculum in HIST 4550  and HIST 4551 , starting the sequence the spring semester of the junior year and concluding at the end of the first semester of the senior year. Upon completion of the two courses, the student will receive 6 s.h. credit in advanced history.

Each honors scholar will carry out an extensive program of carefully supervised reading and research in one of nine areas of history: Colonial America; Nineteenth-Century America; Twentieth-Century America; Ancient and Medieval; Europe, 1500- 1815; Europe, 1815 to Present; Asia; Latin America; Africa.

A history honors award is given annually to the history honors program student who completes and defends the most outstanding honors paper.




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