History Major

For a 30-credit major in history, students complete the following:

HI 0100Origins of the Modern World Since 15003
Select a minimum of nine upper-division history courses (200-level and above)27
Four upper-division courses must be designated advanced (300-level)
Two upper-division courses must be in European history, two must be in U.S. history, and two must be in non-Western history (Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East)
At least one upper-division course must focus on a period prior to 1750
At least one upper-division course must focus primarily on a period after 1750
Total Credits30

Educational Studies Minor

History majors and minors who elect a minor in Educational Studies and who have been admitted to the 5-year Integrated Bachelors-Masters Degree and Teacher Certification Program will fulfill the State of Connecticut content requirements for certification in Social Studies through their coursework for the History major or minor, plus 18 credits in other social sciences. Please consult with Dr. Cecelia Bucki in the Department of History and Dr. Ryan Colwell, Director of Education Minor and 5-Year Teacher Preparation Program, GSEAP. For additional information, see the catalog entry for the program in Education.