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Bachelor of Arts, History Major (B.A.)

The Bachelor of Arts with a major in history requires a minimum of 30 hours in history and completion of the following components:

A. General Education Requirements

Social Studies majors are encouraged to take IS 320A Detroit and the Contemporary Urban Crisis as part of their general education coursework

B. Required History Courses

HIS 252              U.S. to 1877

HIS 253              U.S. Since 1877

HIS 255          World History I

HIS 256              World History II

HIS 496              Senior Research Seminar

C. Writing Intensive Course Requirement

Choose at least one of the following courses to fulfill the writing intensive requirement in the major:

HIS 309              American Society After WW II

HIS 320              Vietnam

HIS 335              Women in U.S. History

HIS 340              American Labor History

D. History Electives

Select additional upper-level courses (300 level and above) to complete the 30 hour major.

E. Geography 199 is a Co-Requisite