History (BA) (16HISTBA)

Critical Path Courses – Identify using the code (CP) which courses are considered critical path courses which represent specific major requirements that are predictive of student success in a given program/plan. Place the (CP) next to the credit hours for the course.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Social ScienceD,7 3 Arts and Letters Elective6 3
ENG 101 Academic Writing & ResearchH 4 History  2 3
FL 201 Foreign Language K,8 3 Mathematics A 3
History C,1 3 Social Science D,7 3
Mathematics A 3 GEP-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 1 3
Literature I 3 3 Literature II 4 3
Social Science 7 3 GEP-Natural Science w/ lab B 4
Free Elective 9 6 Philosophy C,5 3
Free Elective 9 3
15 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
History Group B Elective 2 3 HI or HA 3xx/4xx Elective 10 3
GEP- Natural Science B 3 HI or HA 3xx/4xx Elective 10 3
Social Science 7 3 Free Elective 9 9
HI or HA 3xx/4xx Elective 10 3
Free Elective 9 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
HI or HA 4xx Elective 11 3 HI or HA 4xx Elective 11 3
HI or HA 4xx Elective 11 3 Hi 491 Seminar in History 3
GEP-Additional Breadth (MSNSE) F 3 GEP-Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 2
GEP-Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 3 Free Electives 9 6
Free Elective 9 3
15 14

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I, J,K, 12, 13: 120

  Major/Program Footnotes

1. History I: One 3-credit course required from the College/Department approved History I course list; (a 200-level survey course covering a culture significantly different from our own, i.e., ancient or non-Western). One additional 3-credit course as follows;

GRP A: If H&SS History I requirement (see note 2) is met by a WORLD history course: one course at HI 2xx or HI 3xx level (excluding HI 300) in ASIA/AFRICA/LATIN AMERICA. If H&SS History I requirement  is met by an ASIA/AFRICA/LATIN AMERICA course: one course at HI 2xx or HI 3xx level (excluding HI 300) in WORLD history. Co-requisite: At least 1 of the 4 HISTORY BREADTH courses (met by H&SS History GRP I & II and Department GRP A&B) must include subject matter before c. 1600 C.E./A.D.

2. History.II: One 3-credit course required from the College/Department approved History II course list; (a 200-level survey course covering our own or similar culture, i.e., United States or other Western Culture). One additional 3-credit course as follows;

GRP B: If H&SS History II requirement (see note 2) is met by a EUROPEAN history course: one course at 2xx or 3xx level (excluding HI 300) in AMERICAN history. If H&SS History II requirement is met by an AMERICAN history course: one course at 2xx or 3xx level (excluding HI 300) in EUROPEAN history. Co-requisite: At least 1 of the 4 HISTORY BREADTH courses (met by H&SS History GRP I & II and Department GRP A&B) must include subject matter before c. 1600 C.E./A.D .

3. Literature I: One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature I list (a survey course covering literature outside the U.S. and prior to the 20th century)

4. Literature II: One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature II list (any course that meets Literature I requirement; or a course in American or Twentieth Century Literature, or an upper division survey course or  literature course in period, genre, or a major figure in English, a foreign language in English translation, or the original foreign language)

5. Philosophy: Any PHI course on the approved GEP Humanities list

6. Arts and Letters: One 3-credit hour course is required fro the College-approved Arts & Letters course list.

7. Social Sciences: Twelve (12) credit hours, selected from College-approved list, required from three different disciplines, six(6) must be on GEP-Social Sciences list.

8. Foreign Language: Completion of FLx 201, or comparable proficiency as demonstrated by examination.

9. Free Electives: Maximum 12 credit hours of free electives may be taken for credit only (S/U).

10. History Elective: Three (3) courses selected from HI 3xx or HI 4xx level, or HA 3xx or HA 4xx level (excluding HI 300 and HI 491).

11. History Advanced Elective: Three (3) courses selected from HI 4xx level orHA 4xx level (excluding HI 491).

12. Major 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. Major Grade Point Average (MGPA) Requirements: 2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. See departmental or College for information regarding mgpa calculation.

*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 http://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix) Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this 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) Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  History 1 and Philosophy requirements

D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  The College’s  Social Sciences requirement

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

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

K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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