CAS Core Requirements Credits
Total 42-46
Program Required Courses Credits
HIS 150 - Telling Tales of the Past 3
HIS 290 - Topics in History Research Methods* 3
HIS 222 - U.S. History: Contact Through the Civil War 3
HIS 223 - U.S. History: Reconstruction to the Present 3
HIS 395 - What Really Happened? Debating the Past 3
HIS 450 - Senior Capston 3-6
History Electives - at least six elective history credits must be completed at the 300 and 400 levels 15
Total 33-36
Open Elective Courses (as needed to reach 120 credits) variable
Minimum Required Total Credits 120

*Students may take as many research methods courses as they would like beyond the required class, doing so is encouraged.

Students wishing to pursue teacher certification in Social Studies can complete a double major with History and Secondary Education OR a major in Secondary Education and a concentration in History.

For more information, see the Secondary Education catalog page.

Students in this major can participate in the pre-health graduate school preparation tracks.

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