The study of history increases our capacity to think critically and to form independent judgments. Examination of various ages and cultures helps students understand the present world and intelligently anticipate the future.
Majors pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in history must satisfy University Core Curriculum requirements and the College speech requirement, COMM 210. In addition, students must successfully complete the 14 courses listed below and a sufficient number of electives to total 120 credits. Majors are encouraged to apply electives toward a minor or second major.