DEGREES
SECTION 7
 
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DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

Michael A. Palmer, Chairperson, A-315 Brewster Building

In order to declare a major in history, a student must satisfy the requirements as stated in the catalog for transfer to departments in the College of Arts and Sciences (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies.) and must have credit for a foreign language through level 1001 for a BA or BS in History (foreign language not required for public history options).

BA IN HISTORY

Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

1.
General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.).
42 s.h.
2.
Foreign language through level 1004.
12 s.h.
3.
Core.
HIST 1030. World Civilizations to 1500 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 1031. World Civilizations Since 1500 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 1050. American History to 1877 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 1051. American History Since 1877 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 3000. History: Its Nature and Method (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO) (P: 6 s.h. in HIST)
Choose a minimum of 21 s.h. of electives above 2999, at least one 3 s.h. course from each area as listed below (Minimum of 3 s.h. must be taken at the 5000-5999 level):
American History:
HIST 3010. Constitutional History of the United States to 1888 (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 3011. Constitutional History of the United States Since 1888 (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 3031. Economic History of the United States Since 1865 (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 3110. History of African-Americans (3)  (GE:SO)
HIST 3121. American Military History to 1900 (3)  (GE:SO)
HIST 3122. American Military History Since 1900 (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 3140. Women in American History (3) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 3200. Diplomatic History of the United States (3) (WI*) (GE:SO)
HIST 3205. History of American Urban Life (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 3210. Colonial American to 1763 (3) (WI*)  (GE:SO) 
HIST 3215. American Revolution and the Federal Era, 1763-1800 (3) (WI*) (GE:SO)
HIST 3225. The Era of Sectionalism and Civil War, 1848-1877 (3)  (GE:SO)
HIST 3230. The Birth of Modern American, 1865-1892 (3) (WI*) (GE:SO)
HIST 3235. The Era of Populism and Progressivism in American History, 1892-1919 (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 3240. The Age of Franklin Roosevelt, 1919-1945 (3) (WI*)  (GE:SO)
HIST 3245. The United States Since 1945 (3) (WI*) (F) (GE:SO)
HIST 3300. History of American Rural Life (3) (F) (GE:SO)
HIST 3920. Social History of American Medicine (3) (S) (GE:SO)
HIST 5122. Social and Cultural History of the United States Since 1865 (3)
HIST 5125. American Political Development in the Nineteenth Century (3)
HIST 5140. The Old South (3) 
HIST 5141. The South Since 1877 (3) (WI*) 
HIST 5220. Selected Topics in US Women’s History (3) (S)
HIST 5230. Themes in African-American History (3) (S)  (S)
HIST 5520. Maritime History of the Western World Since 1815 (3)
HIST 5960. Introduction to Oral History (3)
European History:
HIST 3405. History of Ancient Greece to 146 BC (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 3406. War and Society in Ancient Greece and Rome. (3) (F) (GE:SO)
HIST 3410. History of Ancient Rome (3) (F) (GE:SO)
HIST 3412. A History of Christianity to 1300 (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 3415. The Middle Ages (3) (F) (GE:SO)
HIST 3420. Early Modern Europe to 1648 (3) (F) (GE:SO)
HIST 3430. History of Europe, 1815-1914 (3) (F) (GE:SO) 
HIST 3435. History of Europe Since 1914 (3) (GE:SO) 
HIST 3450. History of Modern Germany (3) (F) (GE:SO)
HIST 3480. English History to 1603 (3) (GE:SO) 
HIST 3481. English History Since 1603 (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 3487. Constitutional History of England (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 3550. History of Russia to 1917 (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 5310. Intellectual History of Europe (3) 
HIST 5350. The Renaissance in European History (3) (S)
HIST 5360. The Reformation, 1450-1598 (3)
HIST 5440. Twentieth Century England (3) 
HIST 5450. Tudor-Stuart England (3) (F)
HIST 5470. History of Soviet Russia Since 1917 (3)
HIST 5480. Weimar and the Rise of Hitler (3)
HIST 5505. Maritime History of the Western World to 1415 (3)
HIST 5515. Maritime History of the Western World, 1415-1815 (3)  (WI*)
HIST 5555. Constitutionalism and Kingship in Early Modern Europe (3)
HIST 5660. Imperialism in Theory and Practice, 1800 to the Present (3) (WI*)
HIST 5670. A Diplomatic History of Europe, 1815 to the Present (3)
Other World Area History:
HIST 3610. History of the Far East to 1600 (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 3611. History of the Far East Since 1600 (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 3620. History of Modern Japan (3) (F) (GE:SO)
HIST 3630. History of Modern China (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 3670. History of the Middle East (3) (WI*) (GE:SO)
HIST 3710. Introduction to Latin-American History: Colonial Period (3) (WI*) (GE:SO)
HIST 3711. Introduction to Latin-American History: Since 1808 (3) (WI*) (GE:SO)
HIST 3780. Mexico and Central America (3) (WI*) (GE:SO)
HIST 3810. History of Africa (3) (WI*)  (GE:SO)
HIST 4610. History of Southeast Asia (3) (GE:SO) 
HIST 5300. Comparative History of Non-Western Civilizations (3) (WI*)
HIST 5340. The Ancient Near East (3) 
HIST 5680. Diplomatic History of Modern Asia (3)
HIST 5765. Latin-American: 1492 to the Present (3) (WI*)
The following courses vary in content and will be classified according to topic:
HIST 3005. Selected Topics in History (3) (WI*) (GE:SO)
HIST 3333. Biography and History (3) (GE:SO)
HIST 4531, 4532, 4533. Directed Readings in History (1,2,3) (GE:SO) (P: Consent of dept chair)
HIST 4550, 4551. Honors (3,3) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 5005. Selected Topics in History (3) (WI*) (F,S)
HIST 5525. Sea Power: 480 BC to the Present (3) (WI*) (F)
36 s.h.
4.
Minor and general electives to complete requirements for graduation.  

BS IN PUBLIC HISTORY

Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

1.
General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.)                                                                                                                                      
42 s.h.
2.
Core.
HIST 1030. World Civilizations to 1500 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 1031. World Civilizations Since 1500 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 1050. American History to 1877 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 1051. American History Since 1877 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 3000. History: Its Nature and Method (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO) (P: 6 s.h. in HIST)
Choose 15 s.h. of HIST courses above 2999, including a minimum of one course each in American, European, and other world areas.  (See BA degree for course area designations.)
30 s.h.
3.
Research Skills.
HIST 5950. Introduction to Quantitative History (2) (P: 20 s.h. of undergraduate history)
HIST 5951. Directed Readings and Research in Quantitative History (1) (P: HIST 5950)
3 s.h.
4.
Professional courses.
HIST 3900. Introduction to Public History (3)
HIST 3993. Approaches to Historical Objects (3)
HIST  5910. Introduction to the Administration of Archives and Historical Manuscripts (3)
HIST 5920, 5921. Techniques of Museum and Historic Site Development (3,0) (F)
HIST 5985. Historic Preservation Planning (3)
Choose 18 s.h. from:
HIST 3005. Selected Topics in History (3) (WI*) (GE:SO)
HIST 3130. Problems in American History (3)
HIST 5005. Selected Topics in History (3) (WI*)
HIST 5122. Social and Cultural History of the United States Since 1865 (3)
HIST 5930, 5931. Field and Laboratory Studies in Museum and Historic Site Development (3,0) (F)
HIST 5960. Introduction to Oral History (3)
HIST 5970. Living History (3)
33 s.h.
5.
Internship (Choose from the following.).
HIST 4940, 4941, 4942. Internship in Archives and Historical Records Administration (3,6,9) (F,S) (P: Senior standing; minimum cumulative 2.2 GPA; minimum 2.5 GPA in HIST; consent of instructor)
HIST 4943, 4944, 4945. Internship in Museum Administration (3,6,9) (F,S) (P: Senior standing; minimum cumulative 2.2 GPA; minimum 2.5 GPA in HIST; consent of instructor)
HIST 4946, 4947, 4948. Internship in Historic Site Administration (3,6,9) (F,S) (P: Senior standing; minimum cumulative 2.2 GPA; minimum 2.5 GPA in HIST; consent of instructor)
3 s.h.
6.
Cognates (Choose from the following.).
AMID 2700. Historic Interiors I: 3000 BC Through Mid-Nineteenth Century (3) (WI) (S)
AMID 2750. Historic Interiors II: Late Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (3) (WI) (F)
ANTH 2000. Archaeology Around the World (3) (F,S) (GE:SO)
ANTH 3077. Archaeological Methods (3) (S) (P: ANTH 2000 or consent of instructor)
ART 1906. Art History Survey (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: ART 1905 or 1910)
ART 1907. Art History Survey (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: ART 1905 or 1910)
ART 2905. Masterpieces and Ideas in the History of Art (3) (S) (GE:FA)
ART 5900. Art of the United States (3) (P: ART 1906, 1907)
ENGL 3870. Introduction to Editing and Abstracting (3) (F,S) (P: ENGL 1200)
PLAN 3000. Urban Planning (3) (F,SS)
9 s.h.
7.
Electives to complete requirements for graduation.  

SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER LICENSURE

A person wishing to meet the requirements for licensure in social studies, grades 9-12, must obtain the BS degree in history and take required and elective cognate courses in anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology, and sociology.

BS IN HISTORY, SECONDARY EDUCATION

See Section 7, Degree Programs, School of Education, Licensure, for NC teacher licensure requirements.  Minimum degree requirement is 128 s.h. of credit as follows:

1.
General education and special requirements for Licensure (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies,  Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including those listed below.
MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test)
SPCH 2510. Public Speaking (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:FA)
Choose a literature course
May count cognates in 4., below, that also meet general education requirements
42 s.h.
2.
Foreign language through level 1004.
12 s.h.
3.
Core.
HIST 1030. World Civilizations to 1500 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 1031. World Civilizations Since 1500 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 1050. American History to 1877 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 1051. American History Since 1877 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 3000. History: Its Nature and Method (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO) (P: 6 s.h. in HIST)
HIST 5135. Problems in North Carolina History (3) (WI*) (S) (P: HIST 1050, 1051; or consent of instructor)
Choose electives above 2999
33 s.h.
4.
Cognates (May count toward the general education social science requirement.)
ANTH 1000. Introduction to Anthropology (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO) or ANTH 2010. Societies Around the World (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO) or SOCI 2110. Introduction to Sociology (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO)
ECON 2113. Principles of Microeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO)
ECON 2133. Principles of Macroeconomics (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO) (P: ECON 2113)
GEOG 2100. World Geography: Developed Regions (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO) or GEOG 2110. World Geography: Less Developed Regions (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO)
POLS 1010. National Government (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO)
PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO)
PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060)
Choose one GEOG course above 2999
Choose one POLS course above 2999
27 s.h.
5.
Professional courses.
EDTC 4001. Technology in Education (2) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division)
EDUC 3200. Introduction to American Education (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (P: Early experience course or consent of instructor) 
EDUC 4400. Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division) or PSYC 4305. Educational Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (P: PSYC 2201 or 2240 or 3206 or 3240 or equivalent)
HIST 2123. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher (1) (F,S) (P: 6 s.h. in HIST and 6 s.h. from other social sciences)
HIST 4323. The Teaching of Social Studies in High School (3) (F)
HIST 4324. Internship in Social Studies (10) (S) (P: Admission to upper division; C: HIST 4325)
HIST 4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in Social Studies Education (0) (S) (P: Admission to upper division; C: HIST 4324)
READ 3990. Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School (2) (F,S,SS)
SPED  4010. Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom (2) (F,S) (RP: SPED 2000)
26 s.h.
6.
Electives to complete requirements for graduation.  

HISTORY MINOR

The minor requires 24 s.h. credit.  History courses used for the minor may not be counted toward history major.

1.
Required HIST courses (Choose from the list below.).
HIST 1030. World Civilizations to 1500 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 1031. World Civilizations Since 1500 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 1050. American History to 1877 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
HIST 1051. American History Since 1877 (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:SO)
9 s.h.
2.
HIST electives above 2999 (excluding HIST 3100).
15 s.h.

PUBLIC HISTORY MINOR

The minor requires 24 s.h. credit.  History courses used for the minor may not be counted toward history major.

1.
Required HIST courses.
HIST 3900. Introduction to Public History (3) (F)
HIST 3993. Approaches to Historical Objects (3)
6 s.h.
2.
HIST electives (Choose from the following.).
HIST 4940, 4941, 4942. Internship in Archives and Historical Records Administration (3,6,9) (P: Senior standing; minimum cumulative 2.2 GPA; minimum 2.5 GPA in HIST; consent of instructor)
HIST 4943, 4944, 4945. Internship in Museum Administration (3,6,9) (P: Senior standing; minimum cumulative 2.2 GPA; minimum 2.5 GPA in HIST; consent of instructor)
HIST 4946, 4947, 4948. Internship in Historic Site Administration (3,6,9) (P: Senior standing; minimum cumulative 2.2 GPA; minimum 2.5 GPA in HIST; consent of instructor)
HIST 5910. Introduction to the Administration of Archives and Historical Manuscripts (3)
HIST 5920, 5921. Techniques of Museum and Historic Site Development (3,0)
HIST 5930, 5931. Field and Laboratory Studies in Museum and Historic Site Development (3,0)
HIST 5960. Introduction to Oral History (3)
HIST 5970. Living History (3)
HIST 5985. Historic Preservation Planning (3)
9 s.h.
3.
Cognates.
AMID 2700. Historic Interiors I (3)
AMID 2750. Historic Interiors II: Late Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (3) (WI) (F)
ANTH 2000. Archaeology Around the World (3) (F,S) (GE:SO)
ART 1906. Art History Survey (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: ART 1905 or 1910)
ART 1907. Art History Survey (3) (F,S) (GE:FA) (P: ART 1905 or 1910)
ART 2905. Masterpieces and Ideas in the History of Art (3) (S) (GE:FA)
ART 5900. Art of the United States (3) (P: ART 1906, 1907)
ENGL 3870. Introduction to Editing and Abstracting (3) (F,S) (P: ENGL 1200)
PLAN 3000. Urban Planning (3) (F,SS)
9 s.h.

HISTORY HONORS PROGRAM

A student desiring to enter the honors program in history  must be a second semester junior majoring in history; possess a minimum cumulative and major 3.0 GPA; and have a minimum of 20 s.h. in history (exceptions may be made at the discretion of the dept chair). Furthermore, a student engaged in the history honors program shall be enrolled as a part of the regular curriculum in HIST 4550 and 4551, starting the sequence the spring semester of the junior year and concluding at the end of the first semester of the senior year.  Upon completion of the two courses, the student will receive 6 s.h. credit in advanced history.

Each honors scholar will carry out an extensive program of carefully supervised reading and research in one of nine areas of history: Colonial America; Nineteenth-Century America; Twentieth-Century America; Ancient and Medieval; Europe, 1500-1815; Europe, 1815 to Present; Asia; Latin America; Africa.

A history honors award is given annually to the history honors program student who completes and defends the most outstanding honors paper.


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