Along with specific requirements for any major, all students in the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree programs must meet all general education and graduation requirements under a single catalog.

 Requirements for a History major are 36 hours in History. At least 16 hours must be in courses at the 300-400 level:

Core Requirements
HIST 201Why History? (introduction to the discipline of history normally completed during the freshman or sophomore year)4
HIST 494Christianity and Historical Study (a capstone course normally taken during the senior year)4
Additional Requirements
Students must complete 4 credit hours in residence in courses at the 200-400 level in each of the following fields:12-16
Non-West (Asia, Africa, Latin America)
History of Christianity 1
Students are encouraged to explore their various interests by taking classes in the wide range of seminars offered in the department. Students may also pursue independent studies, study abroad, and internship experiences for elective credit in the department.
Select 12-16 credits12-16
Total Credits36

Approved courses in the History of Christianity may simultaneously satisfy both the History of Christianity requirement and a geographical field requirement.

No more than eight hours of cross listed courses may apply to the major. Eight hours of history-related courses from other departments may be substituted for four hours in History with the approval of the History Department Chair.