History, Bachelor of Arts

Offered by Department of History

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses 12
Portal
Select one course numbered 188 3
Distribution
Aesthetics 3
Humanities 6
Social Sciences 6
Natural Sciences 7
Analytical and Quantitative Thought 0
Wellness 0
Needed to reach 27 credit hour minimum in Distribution5
Capstone
Select one course numbered 388 3
BA Language requirement
Complete all required courses 16
Major Option
Complete all required courses36
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 224
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum9
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

History Option Core Requirements
HIST 250American History3
HIST 251American History3
Select 6 credit hours total:6
Select 3 to 6 credit hours of the following:
Western Civilization
Western Civilization
Select 0 to 3 credit hours of the following:
Non-Western World History
Introduction to Latin America
History Option Advanced Courses
Select 24 credit hours of Advanced History Courses. 3
History Option-Senior Seminar
At the junior or senior level select:
Senior Seminar in History: Variable Topics 4
History Option-Advanced US History
Select 9 credit hours of the following:9
American Military History
The Plains Indians
History and Film
Women in America
Religion in America
Colonial America 1492-1750
Revolutionary America, 1750-1800
The National Period, 1800-1850
The Civil War and Reconstruction
Regional Field Study
History of the Pacific Rim
American Constitutional History I
American Constitutional History II
Internship in History
American Thought and Culture, 1620-1865
American Thought and Culture, 1865-1990
Nebraska and the Great Plains History
North American Frontiers, 1500-1850
The American West, 1850-Present
The Gilded Age 1870-1898
The United States: 1898-1941
The United States Since 1941
Topical Studies
Independent Study
History Option-Advanced European History
Select 9 credit hours of the following:9
English History
English History
History of Sea Power
War and Society
The High Middle Ages 1050-1350
Saints and Sinners
Society and Gender in the Middle Ages
Women in Europe
Comparative Studies in Ethnic Conflict
Regional Field Study
British Empire
European Expansion and Exploration
Renaissance and Reformation
Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Europe
French Revolution and Napoleon
Internship in History
Imperial Russia
Nineteenth Century Europe
Fascism and Communism in Twentieth Century Europe
Twentieth Century Europe
Soviet Russia
Modern Eastern Europe
Topical Studies
Independent Study
History Option-Advanced Non-Western History
Select 6 credit hours of the following:6
History of Sea Power
War and Society
History of Christianity
Pre-Hispanic and Colonial Latin America
Modern Latin America
Variable Topics in Latin American History
Comparative Colonialism: Asia and Africa
Colonial India
Modern India
Comparative Studies in Ethnic Conflict
Regional Field Study
British Empire
Internship in History
Imperial Russia
Topical Studies
Independent Study
Total Credit Hours36
1

For specific language requirements see #2 of Bachelor of Arts Degree requirements.

2

A minor or second major is required for a complete degree program. The number of required electives needed to reach 120 total credit hours overall will depend upon the specific program chosen.

3

At least 9 credit hours of the advanced history credit hours must be 400 level courses.

4

Course topic reduces the credit hours required accordingly in Advanced US History, Advanced European History OR Advanced Non-Western History.