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History


Bachelor of Arts

History Department Website

The 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:

  • 36 required history credits.
  • 15 major elective credits
  • 35 general elective credits
  • 34 Core Curriculum credits

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation, the last 30 of which must be earned at La Roche College.

Major Electives: 15 credits required (Note options outlined above under credit breakdown)

ADMG1005 Macroeconomics
GEOG3010 Cultural Geography and the Human Mosaic
GEOG3013 Geography and World Affairs
PHIL1021 Introduction to Philosophy
POLI1022 American Government
RELS1003 World Religions
RELS2020 Women & Religion
RELS3037 Religious Influence on U.S. Development
RELS3040 Varieties of Early Christianity
SOCL1021 Race, Class, Gender: An Introduction to Sociology
  Required Courses: 18 credits-any 2000-3000 level History(HIST) course or any (POLI) course listed below-6 credits must be in U.S. history & 6 credits in non-U.S. history

HISTXXXX 2000-3000 Level History(HS) Course
HISTXXXX 2000-3000 Level History(HS) Course
HISTXXXX 2000-3000 Level History(HS) Course
HISTXXXX 2000-3000 Level History(HS) Course
HISTXXXX 2000-3000 Level History(HS) Course
POLI3019 History & Politics of Africa
POLI3045 History & Politics of the Middle East
  Required Courses: Select 9 credits (At least one course must be in Western Civilization)

HIST1010 U.S. History: The Foundation of a Republic (1600-1865)
HIST1011 U.S. History: The Emergence of a Mass Democracy (1865-1945)
HIST1013 Western Civilization I
HIST1014 Western Civilization II
  History Elective Courses: 9 credits

HISTXXXX Any level History Course
HISTXXXX Any level History Course
HISTXXXX Any level History Course