History Major

Department Head

Dr. Barney J. Rickman
E-mail: bjrickma@valdosta.edu
Office Location: Ashley Hall Room 1119
Office Telephone: 333-5947

Curriculum

Recommended Four-Year Program of Study for Full-Time Students

Core Curriculum Area A-E (42 hours)

Core Curriculum Area F (18 hours)

  • Foreign Language and Culture (6 hours)
  • HIST 2111 or 2112 (3 hours) [b/t Areas E & F, majors must take both HIST 2111 & 2112]
  • HIST 1011 (if taken in Area E, then elective from list below)...(3 hours)
  • HIST 1012 (if taken in Area E, then elective from list below)...(3 hours)
  • HIST 1013 (if taken in Area E, then elective from list below)...(3 hours)
  • Electives (0-6 hours)

           Acceptable elective for Area F:

           AFAM/WGST 2020, ANTH 1102, CS 1000, ECON 1500, GEOG 1101, GEOG 1102, GEOG 1103, MATH 2620, PHIL 2010, PHIL 2020, POLS 2101, POLS 2401, PSYC 1101, REL 2020, SOCI 1101, SOCI 1160                                                                                                                                                                                                   

* All courses with the HIST prefix taken Areas E and F must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.                                                                                                                                                             

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

Senior College Curriculum (60 hours)

  • HIST 3000 Study of History (3 hours)
  • Upper division courses in History (30 hours)
    • Courses numbered above 3000, including at least one each in:
      a) European or British History;
      b) United States History;
      c) World History (beyond solely US or Europe);
    • d) One additional course from categories (a) or (c) above
  • HIST 4950 Senior Seminar (3 hours)
  • Foreign Language and Culture, if not taken in Area C (0-3 hours)
  • Minor or Electives (21-24 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