Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

History

 

Faculty

G. Sunshine, Chair; J. Bergman, M. B. Biskupski, G. T. Emeagwali, L. Glaser, B. Greenfield, K. Hermes, M. Jones, E. Kapetanopoulos, M. Mahony, H. Munro Prescott, M. Specter, J. Tully, M. Warshauer, L. Williams, R. Wolff (Dept. phone: 860-832-2800)


Programs

Major in History, BA (39 credits)

12 credits must include: 6 credits at the 100 or 200 level; HIST 301 (taken prior to the first 400-level history course); HIST 490 (taken after 24 credits of history courses, including HIST 301 and 6 credits of history courses at the 400-level). Of the remaining 27 credits, 6 credits must be in a non-western history course above the 100-level, 6 credits must be in European history above the 100-level, and 6 credits must be in American history above the 100-level. Finally, of the major's 39 credits, 12 credits must be completed in400-level history courses.

 

Major in History, BS (Certifiable for secondary teaching of history and social studies, 57 credits)

HIST 121 World Civilization I 3
HIST 122 World Civilization II 3
HIST 301  The Historical Imagination 3
   (taken prior to the first 400-level history course)
12 credits of 300-level U.S. history surveys
HIST 490  Senior Seminar 3
    (taken after 24 credits of history courses, including HIST 301 and 6 credits of history courses at the 400-level)

6 credits of European history above the 100 level

6 credits of non-western history above the 100 level. (3 of the 6 credits must appear on the state-approved non-western history course list.)

12 credits in 400-level history courses

and 12 credits in social science from the following:

PS 104 The World’s Political Systems 3
   or

PS 110 American Government & Politics 3
ECON 200 Principles of Economics I
3
ECON 201 Principles of Economics II 3
SOC 110 Introductory Sociology 3

Related Requirements

ANTH 140 Introduction to Anthropology 3
GEOG 110 Introduction to Geography 3
   or

GEOG 120 World Regional Geography 3

For additional course requirements in education, consult with the School of Education and Professional Studies.

No minor is required of students in this major.

 

Major in History, BS (Certifiable for elementary education, 39 credits)

HIST 121 World Civilization I 3
HIST 122 World Civilization II 3
HIST 301  The Historical Imagination 3
   (taken prior to the first 400-level history course)
9 credits of 300-level U.S. history surveys
HIST 490  Senior Seminar 3
   (taken after 24 credits of history courses, including HIST 301 and 6 credits of history courses at the 400-level)

6 credits of European history above the 100-level, 6 credits of non-western history above the 100-level (3 of the 6 credits must appear on the state-approved non-western history course list), and 12 credits in 400-level history courses

For additional course requirements in education, consult with the School of Education and Professional Studies.

 

Minor in History (18 credits)

including HIST 301 and 6 additional credits at the 300 level and above

 

Minor in Public History (18 credits)

Core (9 credits)

HIST 301  The Historical Imagination 3
   (History majors must substitute a course approved by the Public
    History Coordinator for HIST 301)
HIST 302 Introduction to Public History 3
and

HIST 403 Public History Project 3
   or

HIST 492 Public History Intern Experience 4

Directed Electives (9 credits)

HIST 395 Topics in History 3
HIST 403 Public History Project 3
HIST 404 American Material Culture 3
HIST 455 Historical Representation in Latin America 3
HIST 492 Public History Intern Experience 3
ANTH 150 Introduction to Archaeology 3
ANTH 210 The Ancient World 3
ANTH 322 Historical Archaeology 3
ANTH 450 Archaeological Field School 3
SOC 411 Oral History for the Social Sciences 3
ART 490 Curatorship 3
ENG 370 Creative Nonfiction I
3
GEOG 241 Introduction to Planning 3
GEOG 256 Maps & Map Reading 3
GEOG 290 Geography of Tourism 3
GEOG 291 National Parks and World Heritage Sites 3

No more than 6 credits may be taken from any one discipline. Other courses may be available if they address some specific aspect of public history. Consult the Public History Coordinator for current options.

 

For Certification in Elementary Education, Primary Subject Matter Area in History (24 credits)

HIST 121 World Civilization I 3
HIST 122 World Civilization II 3
HIST 301  The Historical Imagination 3

9 credits of 300-level U.S. history courses; and 6 credits of non-U.S. history above the 100 level

Please consult with the School of Education and Professional Studies concerning additional requirements for dual subject programs and interdisciplinary majors.

 

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