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History Curriculum

General Education Requirements

Oral and written communication

9 credits

ENG 111 1st. Year Composition / Literature
ENG 210 Introduction to Literature
SPE 101 Fundamentals of Speech or
COM 104 Interpersonal Comm.

Theology and Philosophy

12 credits

PHI 220 Introduction to Philosophy
An additional 3 PHI credits
THE 201 Theology: Faith, Beliefs, Traditions
THE 303 Comparative Religion

Mathematics and Science

9-10 credits

MAT 152 Elementary Probability /Statistics
CS 180 Introduction to Computers
Lab Science elective

Social Sciences

12 credits

HIS 150 The Meaning of History
POS 201 American Government
PSY 281 Introduction to Psychology
SOC 200 Perspective Consciousness Soc. Justice

Humanities or Literature
Music or Fine Arts

6 credits

A total of 6 elective credits

Foreign Language

3 credits

Depending on Placement


Students will include the following courses as part of the 33 credit major requirements.
Required courses*

33 credits

HIS 101 Western Civilization I*
HIS 102 Western Civilization II*
HIS 201 U.S. People & Ideas I*
HIS 202 U.S. People & Ideas II*
HIS 300 Special Topics
HIS 308 History of Asian Civilizations
HIS 315 History of Florida
HIS 335 Modern Russia
HIS 339 Germany Since 1871
HIS 352 Politics and Music
HIS 383 History of Latin American Colonial Period to 1824
HIS 384 Latin American National Period from 1824-Present
HIS 388 History of the Caribbean
HIS 389 U.S. History from the Gilded Age to World War II
HIS 390 U.S. History Since 1945
HIS 403 American Diplomatic I to 1900
HIS 404 American Diplomatic II 1900 to present
HIS 432 Modern English History
HIS 449 Race, Gender, & Class in Latin America
HIS 454 America in the 1960s
HIS 456 African American History Since Reconstruction
HIS 359/459 Independent Study
HIS 499 Internship

Integrative Experience

HIS 487* Senior Seminar

In addition to the specific required courses, 18 additional credits in upper level courses, including 9 at the 400 level must be taken. At least 3 of these credits must be taken in each US, European and non-western areas

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