Bachelor of Arts in History
This degree provides a general Liberal Arts program, including 12 hours of foreign language, for those who do not wish to acquire teacher certification. This Bachelor of Arts degree allows the student to achieve a major in history with thirty hours of course work, or a minor with 21 hours.
Bachelor of Arts in General Studies with a concentration in History
This degree program tends to meet the academic needs not ordinarily available in other degree programs. In addition to the required University core curriculum, this degree is designed to allow the student more freedom in selecting a course of study. History is one of the subject areas offered in the General Studies Program with a minimum number of hours required in each area.
Bachelor of Science in Education
This degree is for those interested in teaching history on the high school level. Students earning this degree must complete 27 hours of history and meet the admission and retention requirements of the teacher education program.
Bachelor of Arts with majors available in French and Spanish
This degree is for those interested in seeking teaching certification in a foreign language teaching field. Students earning this degree must complete 36 hours of the same language and meet the admission and retention requirements of the teacher education program.
Minor in Gender Studies
Students wishing to minor in gender studies must complete SY 368, Theories of Gender, and an additional 18 semester hours from the following list of gender studies courses: AN 345, AN 361, EH 420, HY 436, SY 322, SY 367, SW 360, SW 365, or SW 380. Students must complete classes drawn from at least three different programs.
Students may also complete up to 6 hours of the required 18 hours in non-designated courses that have been approved by the gender studies committee on a by-contract basis. Students wishing to take non-designated courses for gender studies credit must submit to the gender studies committee a contract for each non-designated course signed by both the instructor of record and the student, detailing how the student will create a gendered curriculum within the established framework of the course and course assignments. Students wishing to submit a proposal for a by-contract course should see the gender studies advisor for the required form and pertinent information.