HIST 101 and HIST 102 are prerequisites for all upper-level history courses, and HIST 211 and/or HIST 212 are prerequisites for many U.S. history electives. History majors will take a comprehensive content examination in the History Capstone (HIST 492). History majors are not required to have a minor. It is recommended that students planning to continue into the Social Science Alt A program take GEOG 231, POS 200 or POS 250, SOC 101 or SOC 102, and EC 231.
Students majoring in history must take 39 hours of history courses, including the following: