Requirements: History Major (B.A.)

All BA or BSc degrees require the completion of a minimum 128 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
For further degree requirements, please see our BA/BSc Requirements Page.

Global Liberal Arts Core Curriculum

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For further description of the courses required within each section of GLACC, see here or download the degree worksheet to the right.

Course Number
Course Name
Prerequisites
INTEGRATIVE INQUIRY
CCI 1
Four Integrative Inquiry Courses (course type CCI)
(May not overlap with major, at least one must be at AUP. All courses must be outside the major's disciplinary base.)

Freshmen satisfy CCI courses as follows: FirstBridge (two courses) and two additional CCI courses outside the major discipline. FirstBridge courses may not replace major requirements.

Transfer students satisfy CCI courses as follows: four CCI courses outside the major discipline; at least one CCI must be taken at AUP.
 
CCI 2
 
CCI 3
 
CCI 4
 
CCX
Experiential Learning
 
CRITICAL INQUIRY AND EXPRESSION
EN 2020 CCE
(minimum grade of "C")
Writing & Criticism
EN1010 (minimum grade of "C")
CCD
Digital Literacy and Communication
 
See list of major requirements below for course with type CCR
Disciplinary Research Methods/Writing in the Discipline
 
QUANTITATIVE AND EXPERIMENTAL REASONING
MA 1005 or Above (course type CCM)
Quantitative Reasoning
 
Lab science course coded CCS (4CR lecture with corresponding 0CR lab)
Experimental Reasoning
MA1005CCM or higher to be taken before or at the same time
EXPRESSION FRANÇAISE
FR 1200 CCF (or above) (minimum grade of "C")
Elementary French & Culture II 
FR1100 (minimum grade of "C")
AUP CAPSTONE
See list of major requirements below for course with type CCC
AUP Capstone
 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS – 44 credits

(Minimum grade of “C-“ required in each course)

 

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites
HI1001REG
or
HI1005REG
or
HI1008CCI
or
HI1015REG

HISTORY OF WESTERN CIV. UP TO 1500

or

WORLD HISTORY UP TO 1500

or

HISTORY OF ASIAN CIVILIZATION I

or

HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST I

None
or
None
or
None
or
None
HI1002REG
or
HI1006REG
or
HI1009CCI
or
HI1016REG

HISTORY OF WESTERN CIV. FROM 1500

or

WORLD HISTORY FROM 1500

or

HISTORY OF ASIAN CIVILIZATION II

or

HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST II

None
or
None
or
None
or
None
HI1003CCI

THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD

None
HI3050CCR

HISTORY WORKSHOP

College Level=Junior
HI4090CCC

SENIOR SEMINAR

College Level=Junior OR College Level=Senior

 

History Electives (24 credits)

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites
HI2xxx In addition to the core courses, students will take an additional six courses at a 2000-level or above in History. All courses cross-listed with the History department will count towards the History Major. Among these electives students must take a minimum of one course which covers the pre-1800 period.   
HI2xxx  
HI2xxx  
HI2xxx  
HI2xxx  
HI2xxx  

 

FREE ELECTIVES

Any courses desired – must complete a total of 128 credit hours to graduate.

 

HONORS

Students earning a GPA of 3.7 or above and completing a senior honors thesis will receive honors.