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MAJOR IN HISTORY

 

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment. Students are responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements.

*See Appendix A Core Curriculum and Optional Course Information.

** See Appendix C for approved list of minors and requirements.

 

FALL
HOURS
SPRING
HOURS
FRESHMAN YEAR FRESHMAN YEAR
ENGL
1301 English Composition I 3 ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
MATH
1314 College Algebra 3 MATH   Math Elective2 3
HIST
1301

The U.S. to 1877

3 HIST 1302 The U.S. Since 1877 3
    Foreign Language/Study Abroad1 3     Foreign Language/Study Abroad1 3
GEOG
1303 Gen World Geography 3     Soc/Behavioral Science* 3

    Activity or Wellness* 1
Total 15   16
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
  SOPHOMORE YEAR  
PSCI 2305 American National Govt 3 PSCI 2306 American State Govt
3
HIST 2321 World Civ to 1648 3 HIST 2322 World Civ Since 1648
3
ENGL
  Survey of Literature* 3 COMM   Communication3
3
    Visual/Performing Arts* 3     Social/Behavioral Science4
3
    Natural Science* 4     Natural Science*
4
Total 16  
16
 

JUNIOR YEAR
  JUNIOR YEAR  
HIST 3302 History of Texas 3 HIST   Chron U.S. History Elec5
3
HIST 3303 Historical Methods 3 HIST   Non-U.S. Hist Elective6
3
HIST   Chron U.S. History Elec5 3     Minor Curriculum**
3
  Minor Curriculum** 3     Adv Minor Curriculum**
3
    Adv Minor Curriculum** 3     Advanced General Elec 3
Total 15  
15
 

SENIOR YEAR
  SENIOR YEAR  
HIST   Non-U.S. Hist Elective6 3 HIST 4310 Intellectual History of the U.S.
3
HIST   Non-U.S. Hist Elective6 3 HIST   Thematic U.S. History Elec7
3
HIST   Chronological U.S. History Elec5 3     Adv Minor Curriculum**
3
    Adv Minor Curriculum** 3     Advanced General Elec
3
    Advanced General Elec 3      
Total 15  
12
 
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:     120
 
1Foreign Language/Study Abroad, select 6 SCH in course work (not credit by exam) above the university’s foreign language admission requirement. Thus students who meet the university’s foreign language admission requirement by earning 6 hours of credit by exam, may take 6 SCH in the same language but at the intermediate level or above, or they may take 6 SCH of another foreign language at the introductory level. This requirement may also be met by earning 6 SCH in any subject while participating in a TAMIU-approved Study Abroad program while living for at least 3 months in a non-English speaking country.
2Math elective, select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra.
3Communication, select 3 SCH from ENGL 2311, HUM 2301 or SPCH 1311.
4Social/Behavioral Science elective, select 3 SCH from HIST 3350 or 3351
5Chronological U.S. History, select 9 SCH from HIST 4316, 4317, 4318, 4366, 4367 or 4368.
6Non-U.S. History, select 9 SCH from HIST 3301, 3320, 3330, 3392, 3393, 3394, 4302, 4320, 4330, 4340, 4341, 4342, or 4391.
7Thematic U.S. History, select 3 SCH from HIST 3370, 3380, 3385, 4364 or 4390.
Note: See information on the combined BA/MA degree in History.
 
Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.
   
Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.
     

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