History - Social Science Comprehensive, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of History

Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology Emphases

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
BS Science-related course
Choose one of the following:3
Behavioral Statistics
Introduction to Statistics for Social Sciences
Program-Specific Requirements3
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Major Option
Complete all required courses60
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum24
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Social Science Comprehensive/History Emphasis Core Requirements
HIST 299The Historian's Craft3
Select 9 hours total:9
Select 3 to 6 credit hours of:
Lower-division US History courses
Nebraska in the World
American History
American History
Select 3 to 6 credit hours of:
Lower-division World History courses
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
Social Science Comprehensive/History Emphasis Advanced Courses
Select 21 credit hours of Advanced History Courses. 221
At the junior or senior level select:
Senior Seminar in History: Variable Topics
Advanced US History
Select 6 credit 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 3 to 6 credit hours of the following:
World War I
World War II
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
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 3 to 6 credit 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
Imperial Russia
Topical Studies
Independent Study
Advanced Public or Digital History
Select 0 to 3 credit 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
Social Science Courses-From Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology
Select 15 credit hours in ONE area, and at least 3 credit hours in each remaining area to total 27. 27
Economics Emphasis
Select 3 to 15 credit hours of ECON 100-ECON 499 3
Geography Emphasis
Select 3 to 15 credit hours of GEOG 100-GEOG 499 4
Political Science Emphasis
Select 3 to 15 credit hours of PSCI 100-PSCI 499 5
Psychology Emphasis
Select 3 to 15 credit hours of PSY 100-PSY 499 6
Sociology Emphasis
Select 3 to 15 credit hours of SOC 100-SOC 499 7
Total Credit Hours60