History, Bachelor of Arts

Offered by Department of History

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
Including:
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction of Academic Writing
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)12
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 16
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
BA Language requirement
Complete all required courses 26
Program-Specific Requirements3
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Major Option
Complete all required courses36
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 324
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum21
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

History Option Core Requirements
HIST 299The Historian's Craft3
Select 9 hours total:9
Select 3 to 6 credit hours of the following:
Lower-division US History courses
Nebraska in the World
American History
American History
Select 3 to 6 credit hours of the following:
Lower-division World History course
History of Science & Medicine
History of Religions in the World
Western Civilization
Western Civilization
Non-Western World History
Introduction to Latin America
World History to 1600
World History since 1600
History Option Advanced Courses
Select 24 credit hours of Advanced History Courses.24
At the junior or senior level select:
Senior Seminar in History: Variable Topics
Advanced US History
Select 6 to 9 credits hours of the following:
American Military History
World War I
World War II
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
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
Advanced European History
Select 6 to 9 credits hours of the following:
World War I
World War II
English History
English History
War and Society
The High Middle Ages 1050-1350
Saints and Sinners
Society and Gender in the Middle Ages
Women in Europe
Nazi Germany
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
Imperial Russia
Nineteenth Century Europe
Fascism and Communism in Twentieth Century Europe
Twentieth Century Europe
Soviet Russia
Modern Eastern Europe
Topical Studies
Independent Study
Advanced Latin American, Asian, or African History
Select 6 to 9 credits hours of the following:
World War I
World War II
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
European Expansion and Exploration
History of the Pacific Rim
Imperial Russia
Topical Studies
Independent Study
Advanced Public or Digital History
Select 0 to 3 credits hours of the following:
Introduction to Public History
Community History & Preservation
Museums & Archives
Digital History
Internship in History
Applied Digital History
Topical Studies
Independent Study
Total Credit Hours36