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Majors & Minors

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MAJOR IN HISTORY

  • World Civilization (HI 101,102)
  • United States History (HI 201, 202)
  • History & Historical Research (HI 301W)
  • 21 hours in History Electives (300-400 level) with at least six hours in United States History and six hours in non-United States History
  • Senior Thesis (495)
  • A minor or second major is required for this degree.
  • All majors must complete the PRAXIS II as a required exit exam.

Total=36 hours

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MAJOR IN SOCIAL SCIENCE

HISTORY

  • World Civilization (HI 101,102)
  • United States History (HI 201, 202)
  • History & Historical Research (HI 301W)
  • History of Alabama (HI 361)
  • History Electives (300-400 level) with at least six hours in United States History and six hours in non-United States History
  • Senior Thesis (HI 495)

POLITICAL SCIENCE

  • U. S. Government & Politics (PS 241)
  • 9 hours of Political Science Electives (PS 302, 303, 342, 344, 345, 367, 481)

GEOGRAPHY

  • World Regional Geography (GE 102)
  • Principles of Physical Geography I (GE 111)
  • Principles of Physical Geography II (GE 112)
  • History and Philosophy of Geography (GE 300W)
  • 6 hours Geography Electives (300-400 level)

SOCIOLOGY/PSYCHOLOGY

  • Introductory Sociology (SO 221) OR
  • General Psychology (PY 201)

ECONOMICS

  • Principles of Macroeconomics (EC 251)
  • Principles of Microeconomics (EC 252)

EXIT EXAM

  • All majors must complete the PRAXIS II as a required exit exam.

TOTAL=71 HOURS

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN HISTORY

  • World Civilization (HI 101,102)
  • United States History (HI 201, 202)
  • History & Historical Research (HI 301W)
  • 9 hours in History Electives (300-400 level)

Total=24 hours

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN PHILOSOPHY

  • Introduction to Philosophy (PHL 201)
  • Logic (PHL 202)
  • Ethics (PHL 205)
  • 9 hours Philosophy Electives (300-400 level)

Total=18 hours

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION

  • Introduction to Philosophy (PHL 201)
  • Logic (PHL 202) OR
    • Ethics (PHL 205)OR
    • Business Ethics (PHL 250)
  • World Religions (RE 111) OR
    • Old Testament Intro (RE 221) OR
    • New Testament Intro (RE 231)
  • Philosophy of Religion (PHL/RE 303)
  • PHL Elective (300 or higher)
  • RE Elective (300 or higher)
  • PHL or RE Elective
  • PHL or RE Elective

Total=24 hours

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN PUBLIC HISTORY

  • History and Historical Research (HI 301W)
  • Public History (HI 320)
  • Public History Electives (selected from HI 390, HI 476, HI 480, and HI 490)
  • Related Electives (selected from AC 291, AC 292, AR 481W, COM 243, EN 339W, EN 440W, GE 384,GE 390, GE 420, MK 360, MK 375, PS 412, SO 231, SRM 335, SRM 345, or additional courses with the approval of the Chair of the Department of History)
  • History Internship Practicum (HI 491) .

Total=21 hours


REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES

  • World Religions (RE 111)
  • Introduction to Philosophy (PHL 201)
  • Philosophy of Religion (RE/PHL 303)
  • Nine hours from the following courses (including at least six hours at the 300-400 level)
    • Old Testament Introduction (RE 221)
    • New Testament Introduction (RE 231)
    • Life of Jesus (RE 321)
    • Life and Letters of Paul (RE 331)
    • Prophets of the Hebrew Bible (RE 370)
    • Religion, Politics, and Public Policy (RE 411)
    • History of Asian Religions (RE 470)
    • History of Religion in the United States (RE 479)
    • Philosophical Borderlands of Science and Religion (RE 484)
    • Special Topics (RE 490)

Total=18 hours

*Updated 8-2016

History Major
Social Science Major

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