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Department of History

Departmental Requirements for the Major and Minor in History

Major Requirements

Minor requirements

The major in history consists of a total of twelve (12) courses (36 hours) and a portfolio:

Introductory (Core) Courses (4) Four courses, one from each of the following categories:

3hrs

European Hist. 101, 102, or 106
American Hist. 203 (103), 211 (111), or 212 (112)
Non-Western Hist. 204 (104), 208 (108), 209 (109), 210, or 213
Your choice Hist. 101, 102, 106, 203, 204, 208, 209, 210, 211,  212, or 213

Methods Courses (1)

3hrs

History 291 Historical Methods (formerly Junior Colloquium)**

Required Areas (4)

3hrs

History __ 300-Level Pre-1700 European History*
History __ 300-Level Post-1700 European History*
History __ 300-Level Course in U.S. History *
History __ 300-Level Course in Africa, Asia, Latin America, or Middle East *

   Elective Courses (3)

Three (3) 3 hour, 300-level history courses, one of which can be the history internship (398)*

* Note: Courses 290 and above are considered 300-Level courses

**Note: Students must petition the Department of History for admission to History 291. Students may also satisfy the Historical Methods requirement by successfully completing the Newberry Library Seminar (INDS 380), a 6-credit hour seminar, receiving 3 credits for Historical Methods and 3 credits of HIST elective. Students must petition the History Department for admission to the Newberry Library Seminar.

Departmental Requirements for the Minor in History

The minor in history, in conjunction with a major in a related field will provide historical background desirable for a well-grounded liberal arts degree, the preferred background for admission to most professional programs. Total number of hours 21.

 Introductory (Core) Courses (2)

Any two of the following: History 101, 102,  106, 203 (103), 204 (104), 208 (108), 209 (109), 210, 211 (111), 212 (212), or 213

Electives

Two (2) other 3 hour classes.  These can be introductory  [History 101, 102, 106, 203 (103), 204 (104), 208 (108), 209 (109), 210, 211 (111), 212 (212), or 213] or 300-level.

Required Areas - three (3) 300-level* courses

3hrs

History__ Any pre-modern World History (pre-1700, except U.S.)*
History__ Any modern World History (post-1700, except U.S.)*
History __ Advanced (300-level) course in U.S. History*

*NOTE: Courses numbered 290 and above are considered 300-level courses.

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Department of History · 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660 · Crown Center, 5th Floor
Phone: 773.508.2221 · Fax: 773.508.2153

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