History (BA) (16HISTBA)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Social ScienceD, 4 3 Arts and Letters Elective7 3
ENG 101 Academic Writing & ResearchH 4 History  2 3
FL 201 Foreign Language K, 1 3 Mathematics A,3 3
History C, 2 3 Social Science D, 4 3
Mathematics A, 3 3 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
17 13

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
HI 300 Sophomore Seminar in History 3 History Group A Elective 8 3
Literature I5 3 Literature II 5 3
Social Science 4 3 Natural Science B 4
Free Elective 14 3 Philosophy C, 6 3
Free Elective 14 3 Free Elective 14 3
15 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
History Group B Elective 9 3 History 3xx/4xx Elective 10 3
Natural Science B 3 History 4xx Elective11 3
Social Science 4 3 Free Elective14 3
History 3xx/4xx Elective 10 3 Free Elective14 3
Free Elective 14 3 Free Elective14 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
History 4xx Elective 11 3 Hi 4xx Elective 11 3
History 4xx Elective 11 3 Hi 491 Seminar in History 3
GEP Additional Breadth Requirement (MathSci/Nat Sci/Eng) F 3 GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives RequirementsG 2-3
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives Requirement G 3 Free Elective 14 5
Free Elective 14 3 Free Elective 14 3
15 16-17

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I, J,K, 12, 13: 122
Major/Program Footnotes
1. Foreign Language: Proficiency at the 201 level is required for graduation.  a. Students with high school credit or other knowledge of French, German, Latin, or Spanish must take a placement test to determine the appropriate level for their first course. b.  Students who place into FL  _ 202 or above have met the language requirement and are eligible to receive 3 hours of advanced placement credit by enrolling in the course into which they are placed and earning a grade of  “C-” or better on the first attempt. NOTE:  FL 101 will not count towards graduation unless in a language other than the one used to fill the University’s FL 102 proficiency requirement.
2. Two 200-level courses are required in History, one each from Groups I and II.
Group I: AFS 275, 276; HI 207, 215, 216, 232, 233, 263, 264, 270, 275, 276.  Group II: HI 205, 208, 209, 210, 221, 222, 251, 252.
3. One course from MA 103, 105, 107, 111, 114, 121, 131, 141, 231, 241, MA/LOG 335 and one course from previous list and LOG 201, ST 101, 311, 312, 350, 361. Credit for graduation is not given for MA 101.
4. Twelve credit hours in social science are required.  At least 3 disciplines must be represented and at least 9 hours must be outside the student’s major field of study.  Choose 6 hours from the GEP Social Science list.
5. Six credits in Literature taken from the following lists.  Literature I: ENG 219,220, 221, or 222; ENG 251*, 261*, or 262*; FL 219, 220, 221 or 222; FLF 301; 340, 341, 342, 351, 352; FLG 300, 316; or FLR 303, FLS 340, HON 202**, 293** [*Credit is not allowed for both ENG 251 and either of ENG 261 or ENG 262. **Honors courses may satisfy the Literature I requirement if more than half of the literature covered is outside the U.S. and prior to the twentieth century.]  Literature II: AFS 248; ENG 207, 208, 209, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 232, 233, 246, 248, 249, 251, 252, 261, 262, 265, 266, 305, 349, 351,362, 363, 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 376, 377, 380, 382, 383, 385, 390, 392, 393, 394, 398, 399, 406,407, 420, 439, 448, 449, 451, 452, 453, 460, 462, 463, 464, 465, 468, 469, 470, 471, 476, 486, 487; FL 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 246, 392, 393, 394, 406, 407; FLF 301, 302, 340, 341, 342, 351, 352, 414, 492; FLG 300, 316, 323; FLN 301, 302, 401; FLR 303, 304; FLS 300, 302, 304,323, 341, 342, 343, 351, 352, 353, 403, 404, 492; GRK 320; HON 202, 293
6. Three hours are required in Philosophy.  Choose from PHI courses on the GEP Humanities list.
7. Arts and Letters requirement includes any 3-credit course chosen among the following: all HA courses, MUS180, 200, 201, 202, 205, 206, 232, 260, 306, 310, 315, 320, 330, 335, 350, 360,  all 200 and above REL courses, ADN 111, 112, 202, 212, 219, 231, 272, 273, 281, 311, 384, 386, 414, or 454, AFS 340 or 375, ARC 140, 141, or 142, ARS 251, 252, 259, 306, 351, or 353, COM 103, 203, 213, 233, 243, 303, 321, 323, 333, 340, 364, 374, or 411, DAN 272 or 295, ENG 282, 283, 321, 364, 374, 411, or 492, FL 216, FLF 318, FLG 318, FLS 318, GD 200 or 342, GRK 310, IDS 496, LAR 444, LAT 310
8. History. GRP A: If CHASS GRP 501 History I requirement (see note 2) is met by a WORLD history course (HI 207, HI 214,  HI 233, HI 335, HI 341):  one course at HI 2xx or HI 3xx level (excluding HI 300) in ASIA/AFRICA/LATIN AMERICA (AFS 275, AFS 276, HI 215, HI 216, HI 263, HI264, HI 270, HI 275, HI 276).
If CHASS GRP 501 History I requirement (see note 2) is met by an ASIA/AFRICA/LATIN AMERICA course (AFS 275, AFS 276, HI 215, HI 216, HI 263, HI 264, HI 270, HI 275, HI 276):  one course at HI 2xx or HI 3xx level (excluding HI 300) in WORLD history (HI 207, HI 214, HI 233).
Co-requisite: At least 1 of the 4 HISTORY BREADTH courses (met by CHASS History GRP I & II and Department GRP A&B) must include subject matter before c. 1600 C.E./A.D.; thus one of the following 205, 207, 208, 209, 214, 215, 221, 263, 275, 276, 321, 341.
9. History. GRP B: If CHASS GRP 502 History II requirement (see note 2) is met by a EUROPEAN history course (HI 205, HI 208, HI 209, HI 210, HI 221, 222, HI 321, HI 322, 324, 332): one course at 2xx or 3xx level (excluding HI 300) in AMERICAN history (HI 251, HI 252, HI 254, HI 320, HI 346, HI 350, HI 351, HI 354, HI 364, HI 365, HI 366, HI 372, HI 373, HI 380).
If CHASS GRP 502 History II requirement (see note 2) is met by an AMERICAN history course (HI 251, HI 252, HI 254):  one course at 2xx or 3xx level (excluding HI 300) in EUROPEAN history (HI 205, HI 208, HI 209, HI 210, HI 221, HI 222, HI 321, HI 322, 324, 332).
Co-requisite: At least 1 of the 4 HISTORY BREADTH courses (met by CHASS History GRP I & II and Department GRP A&B) must include subject matter before c. 1600 C.E./A.D.; thus one of the following 205, 207, 208, 209, 214, 215, 221, 263, 275, 276, 321, 341.
10. History elective: 2 courses selected from HI 3xx or HI 4xx level (excluding HI 300 and HI 491).
11. History elective: 4 courses selected from HI 4xx level (excluding HI 491).
12. Residency requirement:  Minimum of 18 hours of history at NC State.  Fifteen (15) of the 18 hours must be at the 400 level and must include at least one 491 seminar.
13. Grade point average requirements:  All students must have a 2.0 overall GPA and a 2.0 average in all HI courses to be eligible for graduation.
14. Twelve hrs. of free electives may be taken for credit only. 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Major requirement in Mathematics fulfills this GEP requirement.
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list.
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Major requirements fulfill this GEP requirement in History Group I (AFS 275 or 276, HI 207, 215, 216, 233, 263, 264, 270, 275, 276); and Philosophy requirement (any PHI on the GEP Humanities course list).
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Major requirement in Social Sciences fulfills this GEP requirement (see footnote 4).
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X  Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list.
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement. See History, Literature, and Social Sciences courses requirements.
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement. See History, Literature, and Social Sciences courses requirements.
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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