Professors Emeriti Heinemann, Simms; Professors Emmons, Hattox, Lehman; Associate Professors Blackman, Coombs, Dinmore, Frusetta, Greenspan; Lecturer Pilkington
Chair: John C. Coombs
The requirements for a major in History are 33 hours in History courses, including
All 300- and 400-level courses are open only to juniors and seniors, or others with the consent of the instructor.
Students are encouraged to develop individualized majors in consultation with a member of the department. Such a major would give a student a thorough foundation in history while offering him the opportunity to pursue topics of interest in related disciplines. Special topics are offered in History 485 and 490 for students with a 3.0 grade-point average in the History major or by special permission of the department.
The History minor consists of 18 hours in History department courses. Of these eighteen hours, six hours each must be earned at the 100, 200, and 300/400 levels. Courses satisfying the minor are also to be distributed among the areas of American, European, and non-American/non-European history. Minors must take at least three credit hours in each of these areas and no more than nine credit hours of the required eighteen in any one area.
Core curriculum courses may be used to satisfy the requirements for this minor.