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Degree Sequence & Program of Study

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Degree Sequence (4-year degree plan)

We offer the following degree sequence (four-year degree plan) to assist students and advisors.

Following this sequence increases the likelihood of completing this degree in four years' time. Dropping courses, retaking classes, or registering for less than a full course load will delay graduation, so always consult your academic advisor before deviating from this suggested sequence. Students may enroll in a course only if they have met all prerequisites for that course. Check the UIW Bulletin for details.

Program of Study

The curriculum in History leads students to appreciate and understand the development of the contemporary world through the interaction of diverse forces over space and time. The history department supports the global initiatives of the university through its courses in both world and United States history. The study of history involves analysis and integration of a broad range of knowledge. Students acquire skills that prepare them for graduate school or a variety of careers.

 

Major Requirements of a Bachelor of Arts in History (Total 39 semester hours)

Required Hours:

  • HIST 1311 World History, part I (3)
  • HIST 1312 Word History, part II (3)
  • HIST 1321 The  U.S. to 1865 (3)
  • HIST 1322 The  U.S. since 1865 (3)
  • HIST 2341  Foundations of Historical Research (3)
  • HIST 4341 Making History (3)

9 hours in U.S. History from the following options:

  • HIST 3324 Colonial America (3)
  • HIST 3325 U.S. National Period (3)
  • HIST 3326 The Rise of Modern America 1870-1920 (3)
  • HIST 3327 United States from WWI to WWII (3)
  • HIST 3328 The United States since 1945 (3)
  • HIST 4320 Women’s History (3)
  • HIST 4352 Topics in U.S. History (3)
  • HIST 4399 Selected Topics (U.S.) (3)

9 hours in World history from the following options:

  • HIST 3331 Colonial Latin America (3)
  • HIST 3332 Latin America since Independence (3)
  • HIST 3340 Modern Europe (3)
  • HIST 4332 Mexico (3)
  • HIST 4325 Global Human Rights (3)
  • HIST 4336 Topics in Chinese History (3)
  • HIST 4338 Topics in South Asian History (3)
  • HIST 4340 History of Afghanistan(3)
  • HIST 4343 Topics in Asian History (3)
  • HIST 4345 Global Refugees (3)
  • HIST 4330 War and Society (3)
  • HIST 4350 Topics in World History (3)
  • HIST 4360 Topics in Middle Eastern History (3)
  • HIST 4399 Selected Topics (World) (3)

3 additional elective hours (upper or lower):

  • HIST 2322 Texas History (3)
  • HIST 2332 Introduction to Asian Studies (3)
  • HIST 3305 Public History (3)
  • HIST 4389 History Internship (3)

A minor in an approved discipline, or an approved interdisciplinary concentration

Requirements for a Minor in History

  • HIST 1311 World History, part I (3)
  • HIST 1312 Word History, part II (3)
  • HIST 1321 The U.S. to 1865 (3)
  • HIST 1322 The  U.S. since 1865 (3)
  • Upper division  U.S. course (3)
  • Upper division World course (3)