History Department WebsiteThe primary objective of the history program is to lead students to a global awareness as well as an understanding of their many heritages. The program also seeks to develop skills that will enable students to enter a variety of professions such as law, teaching, business and government, as well as to prepare them for graduate school.
To complete the history major successfully, the following course work is required:
A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation, the last 30 of which must be earned at La Roche College.
- 36 required history credits. History Core Requirements include six (6) additional History credits.
- 12 major elective credits. Within Major Electives, students may select either GEOG/INST3010 OR GEOG 3013; either POLI1005 OR POLI1022; and either ADMG1005 OR SOCL1021. In addition, when selecting Major Electives, 3 credits only should be selected from the list of Religious Studies/Philosophy courses shown below.
- 38 general elective credits
- 34 Core Curriculum credits