This concentration is for students who want to study history for intellectual self-fulfillment or vocational reasons. It allows more flexibility in the selection of courses and does not have a foreign language requirement. Students choose from one of three specializations: U.S. history, European history, or world history.
HIST 610 - The Study and Writing of History Credits: 3
Specialization in U.S. history (at least 3 credits from each group)
Origins to 1861
1914 World War I to the present
Specialization in European history (at least 3 credits from each group)
Ancient, medieval, early modern to 1789
1914 to the present
Specialization in world history (at least 3 credits from two regions)
Students may optionally do a thesis. Students who choose this option complete only 6 credits of electives.
HIST 799 - Thesis Credits: 1-6
Requirements may be different for earlier catalog years. See the University Catalog archives.