History Major

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Dr. Barney J. Rickman
E-mail: bjrickma@valdosta.edu
Office Location: Ashley Hall Room 212
Office Telephone: 333-5947

Curriculum

Core Curriculum Area A-E (42 hours)

Core Curriculum Area F (18 hours)

  • Foreign Language and Culture* (6 hours)
  • HIST 1001 or HIST 1012 or HIST 1013 (3 hours)
  • HIST 2111 or HIST 2112 (3 hours)
  • Electives (6 hours)
    HIST 1011, HIST 1012, HIST 1013, if not taken in Area E
    If one or two are taken in Area E, choice of one or two of the following:
    ANTH 1102, CS 1000, ECON 1500, GEOG 1101, GEOG 1102,
    GEOG 1103, MATH 2620, PHIL 2010, POLS 2101, POLS 2401,
    POLS 1102, PSYC 2500, REL 2000, SOCI 1101, SOCI 1160

* Only two of three required courses in a single foreign language can be taken in Area F. The third course must be taken in Area C or in the Senior College.

Senior College Curriculum (60 hours)

Upper division courses in History (30 hours)

  • HIST 3000 Study of History (3 hours)
  • Eight (8) three-semester hour courses numbered above 3000 (24 hours)
    including at least one each in:
    a) European or British History;
    b) United States History;
    c) Latin American, African, Asian, or Middle Eastern History;
  • d) One additional course from categories (a) or (c) above
  • HIST 4950 Senior Seminar (3 hours)

Supporting Course (0-3 hours)

  • Foreign Language and Culture, if not taken in Area C

Minor and/or Electives (27-30 hours)

  • (must include at least 6 semester hours of courses numbered
    3000 or above in a single discipline outside the student's major)

Total Hours = 120