In order to earn the bachelor of arts degree with a major in history, students must complete a minimum of 180 credits with a cumulative and major/program grade point average of 2.00. Click here for degree requirements and course descriptions.
The history departmental honors major offers an opportunity for motivated and capable students to engage in more extensive interaction with faculty and to complete challenging individual research projects that will further their personal and professional goals. To be accepted to the program, students must have a cumulative and major/program grade point average of 3.50. Interested students should apply to the department chairperson in spring quarter for the following year’s department honors courses. Upon acceptance, a Change of Major, Degree, or Specialization form is submitted to the Office of the Registrar. Click here for degree requirements. The thematic focus, based on faculty expertise, changes each year. Students on the Honors track complete an original research project. They are expected to present work at the National History Honor Society’s regional conference. Funding is provided for students to attend this conference. Students have won regional and national undergraduate history awards, and have gone on to graduate work at major research institutions.
In order to earn a minor in history, students must complete 35 credits in history. Click here for degree requirements.