This page outlines requirements for the degree in History (BA, History). Students can also study this subject as a minor or as part of a self-designed major (BA or BS, Liberal Arts).
Students must receive grades of C or better in all courses taken to fulfill major requirements. Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the chair of the program. Track your progress using the requirements worksheet (PDF) for the year in which you declared your major in History:
The major in History requires completion of 13 courses, distributed as shown below. To see which courses fulfill these requirements, visit the Lang course finder.
Total credits: 44-52
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Program ContactJulia OttDirector of Undergraduate Studies, History212.229.5376 firstname.lastname@example.org