B.A. in History (120 cr)
- You must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C) on 4.0 scale. A course taken to fulfill requirements of the major must be completed with a grade of C or better, and the grade point average for all courses in the major must be C (2.0) or better.
- A minimum of 36 credits must be in courses at the 300 and 400 levels, with at least half in the major area.
- You must complete a minimum of 30 credits at Indiana University East, and at least 15 credits in the major must be completed at Indiana University East.
General Education (39 cr)
Composition & Communication (9)
- ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition I
- Choose one secondary Composition course:
- Choose one Communication course:
College-level Mathematics (3)
Natural Science & Mathematics (9)
- Choose one Natural Science with lab:
Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Astronomy, Biology, Physical Geography
- Choose enough additional Natural Science or Mathematics courses to complete 9 credits
(The course used for the College-Level Mathematics requirement above may not be used for this requirement)
- Choose one:
- Choose 6 credits from the following disciplines:
Fine Art, Religious Studies, English, Theater, Music, World Language & Culture, Telecommunications, Women's Studies (WOST-W201 only).
(Only one studio course)
Social Sciences (9)
- Choose one 200 level Political Science course
- Choose one 300 level or higher Political Science Course
- Choose 3 credit hours from the following disciplines:
Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Social Geography (G110 and higher), Criminal Justice (SPEA), Economics (either E103 or 104), Women’s Studies (WOST W200 only)
Additional Requirements (3-19 cr)
First-Year Seminar (0-2)
Students entering the program with less than 12 credit hours of transferable credit are required to complete the First Year Seminar (UCOL-U 101).
Information Literacy (3)
- CSCI-A 110 Introduction to Computers & Computing (or equivalent)
World Languages & Cultures (0-14)
This requirement may be met by our World Language courses in one of the following ways:
- Four courses in sequence in a single non-English language
- Three non-English language courses (with at least two in sequence) and one culture course taught in English
- Two courses in sequence in two different non-English languages (totaling 4 courses)
- Two courses in seqeuence in one non-English language and two culture courses taught in English.
Concentration Requirements (30 cr)
All students will choose a single focus (either U.S. History or European/World History) in addition to taking the general History courses.
American History Track
- HIST-H 105 American History I
- HIST-H 106 American History II
- Choose four upper division U.S. History courses (12 cr)
- Choose two upper division European / World History course (6 cr)
World History Track
- HIST-H 108 Perspective on World up to 1800
- HIST-H 109 Perspective on World since 1800
- Choose four upper division European / World History course (12 cr)
- Choose two upper division U.S. History courses (6 cr)
Choose additional courses to reach 120 credit hours total.