Academic Catalog 2024-2025

History, Bachelor of Arts


Core Curriculum Requirements42
Major Requirements (30 hours)
HIST 131World History I3
HIST 132World History II3
Select one of the following courses in Modern European History:3
Modern Europe 1815
Modern Europe From 1815
HIST 420Capstone Seminar3
HIST Elective: Non Western History3
History of Mexico
History of Brazil
Women and Empire 1
Women's History 1
History of Imperial China
History of Modern China
African Civ To 1800
African Civ Since 1800
Topics in African Diaspora
Topics In History 1
Topics in World History
Topics In Latin Amer Hist
Topics in Chinese History I
Topics in Chinese History II
Topics In African Hist
independent Study
HIST Electives15
Other Requirements (28 hours)
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
English Requirement (3 hours); select one of the following:3
American Literature
African-American Literature
World Literature I
World Literature II
HIST 246Introduction to Women's Study3
Free Electives (21 hours)21
Minor Requirements (21 hours)
Select a minor with consultation of advisor21
Total Hours121

Must be non-western topic.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
Select one of the following: 3
Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877
Mexican American History I
African American History I
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
BIOL 1308
Survey of Life Science
or Chemistry I
Creative Arts 1 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
MATH 1332
Contemporary Mathematics I
or College Algebra
GEOL 1303 Introduction To The Earth 3
Select one of the following: 3
Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877
Mexican American History II
African American History II
GEOG 1303 World Regional Geography 3
Second Year
Third Semester
POLS 2305 American Government 3
ENG 23X 3 3
HIST 131 World History I 3
HIST 246 Introduction to Women's Study 3
Institutional Option 4 3
Fourth Semester
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
ENG 2XX 3 3
HIST 132 World History II 3
Elective 3
Minor 3
Third Year
Fifth Semester
HIST 331
Modern Europe 1815
or Modern Europe From 1815
HIST Elective 3
Minor 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Sixth Semester
HIST Elective - Non-Western History 3
HIST Elective 3
Minor 3
Minor 3
Elective 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
HIST 420 Capstone Seminar 3
HIST Elective 3
Minor 3
Minor 3
Elective 3
Eighth Semester
HIST Elective 3
HIST Elective 3
Minor 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Total Hours121

Creative Arts:MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation, MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living, THEA 1310 Introduction to Theatre, ARTS 1315 Intro African Art


Social and Behavioral Sciences Area: ECON 2301 Principles Of Economics IECON 2302 Principles Of Economics IISOCI 1301 Introduction To SociologySOCI 1306 Contemporary Social IssuesSOCI 2306 Soc Of Human SexualitySOCI 2346 Introduction To AnthropologyGEOG 1303 World Regional Geography, or PSYC 2301 General Psychology


Language, Philosophy & Culture: ENGL 2332 World Literature IENGL 2333 World Literature IIENGL 2326 American Literature, or ENGL 2328 African-American Literature


Institutional Option: COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I, MISY 2304 Fundamentals of Information Systems, EDCI 2310 Ins Tec, or one additional course from the Math, Life and Physical Sciences, English 2XX, Creative Arts, or Social and Behavioral Sciences listed in the General Education core