History Major

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Dr. Barney J. Rickman
E-mail: bjrickma@valdosta.edu
Office Location: Ashley Hall Room 1119
Office Telephone: 333-5947

Curriculum

Recommended Four-Year Program of Study for Full-Time Students

Core Curriculum Area A-E (42 hours)

Core Curriculum Area F (18 hours)

  • Foreign Language and Culture (6 hours)
  • HIST 2111 or 2112 (3 hours)
  • HIST 1011 (if taken in Area E, then elective from list below)...(0-3 hours)
  • HIST 1012 (if taken in Area E, then elective from list below)...(0-3 hours)
  • HIST 1013 (if taken in Area E, then elective from list below)...(0-3 hours)
  • Electives (0-6 hours)

           Acceptable elective for Area E:

           ANTH 1102, CS 1000, ECON 1500, GEOG 1101, GEOG 1102,
           GEOG 1103, MATH 2620, PHIL 2010, POLS 2101, POLS 2401,
           POLS 2501, PSYC 1101, REL 2020, SOCI 1101, SOCI 1160                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

           * All courses with the HIST prefix taken Areas E and F must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

* Only two of three required courses in a single foreign language can be taken in Area F. The third course must be taken in Area C or in the Senior College.

Senior College Curriculum (60 hours)

  • HIST 3000 Study of History (3 hours)
  • Upper division courses in HIstory (24 hours)
  • Courses numbered above 3000, including at least one each in:
    a) European or British History;
    b) United States History;
    c) Latin American, African, Asian, or Middle Eastern History;
  • d) One additional course from categories (a) or (c) above
  • HIST 4950 Senior Seminar (3 hours)
  • Foreign Language and Culture, if not taken in Area C (0-3 hours)
  • Minor or Electives (27-30 hours)

Must include at least 6 semester hours of courses numbered
3000 or above in a single discipline outside the student's major.

Total Hours = 120