Curriculum for Bachelor's Degree in History

 

A student who chooses this major must complete the requirements of the current history curriculum. A total of 36 hours of history are required and the student must earn a "C" or better in each course. A student must complete History 101, 102, 201 and 202, or 101, 102, 203 and 204, and must also take twenty-four hours on the 300 and 400 levels. In the upper division sections, each student must complete a twelve-hour program of either United States, European, African American, or World History, which will comprise his/her area of specialization. The remaining twelve hours must be taken in areas outside of the field of specialization, including at least three hours in each area.

First Year
First Semester    
01-101 English Composition I
3
16-100 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
2
25-XXX Mathematics
3
34-101 World Civilization to the Eighteenth Century
3
34-191 University Seminar I
1
XX-XXX Science
3-4
   
18-19
Second Semester    
01-102 English Composition II
3
25-XXX Mathematics
3
33-200 American National Government
3
34-102 World Civilization from the Eighteenth Century
3
34-192 University Seminar II
1
XX-XXX Science
3-4
   
16-17
Second Year
First Semester    
01-200 Speech
3
01-201 or 205 World Literature I or African-American Literature I
3
32-101 or 32-201 Human Geography or World Regional Geography
3
34-201 or
34-203
American Civilization to 1865 or
The African American Experience to 1865
3
XX-101 Elementary Foreign Language I
3
   
15
Second Semester    
01-202 or 206 World Literature II or African-American Literature II
3
03-101 Critical Thinking
3
34-202 or
34-204
American Civilization from 1865 or
The African American Experience from 1865
3
34-290 Introduction to Historical Methods
3
XX-102 Elementary Foreign Language II
3
   
15
Third Year
First Semester    
34-300 Delaware History
3
34-XXX American History (300-400)
3
34-XXX European History (300-400)
3
XX-XXX Art/Humanities Elective **
3
XX-XXX Open Elective
3
   
15
Second Semester    
31-395 Global Societies
3
34-446 Research Methods in History
3
34-XXX African-American History (300-400)
3
34-XXX World History (300-400)
3
XX-XXX Open Elective
3
   
15
Fourth Year
First Semester    
34-475 Senior Capstone
3
34-XXX History Concentrations (300-400)
6
XX-XXX Social Science Elective **
3
XX-XXX Open Electives
3
   
15
Second Semester    
34-XXX History Concentration
3
XX-XXX Art/Humanities Elective **
3
XX-XXX Social Science Elective **
3
XX-XXX Open Electives
6
   
15
  Total credits 124-126  

**Social Science elective may be met with 300-400 level courses in Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, or Physical Geography.
Art/Humanities upper-level electives may be met with 300-400 level courses in Art, Art History, Philosophy, English, or a Foreign Language.