Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences
Department of History

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Students who have no more than 10 s.h. of foundations curriculum requirements remaining at the end of the semester, have a 2.0 GPA or higher both overall and in history courses, and have successfully completed at least 3 s.h. of a foreign language are invited to declare a major in History. Students should bring their file to the History Department office and make an appointment with one of the department’s undergraduate advisors.

Foreign Language

The BA in History requires the completion of a four-semester language sequence.

History Program

The Bachelor of Arts in History is a liberal arts program preparing students for advanced study (MA or PhD) in the field of history or to enter the work force upon graduation.

Please click below to visit the Undergraduate Catolog for History.


The public history minor prepares students to enter the work force in the field of public history upon graduation.