Students are required to meet with their advisers at least once each semester to plan their program in light of their abilities and special interests, and to evaluate progress toward completion of the history degree requirements.
The department recommends that students acquire competency in at least one foreign language through the third- year level. This is particularly important for those who plan to pursue graduate studies.
Link to College Core requirement.
In addition to meeting the standards and requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences, history degree candidates must complete a minimum of 36 credits in history to be distributed as follows:
Note: HIST 5711 Honors Research is pursued in addition to the 36-credit major.
Courses that count toward the pre-1750 distribution requirement include: