Bachelor of Arts in History

Core Curriculum

All degree programs require completion of the Core Curriculum. A complete description of the core and its requirements is available in the Core Curriculum section of the Daemen catalog. Courses which satisfy a portion or complete a core requirement will have such designation indicated after the course title.

Departmental Offerings 

History and Political Science department course offerings have changed course prefix/designation to the following: HP (formerly HG): History and Political Science courses; HST (formerly HIS): History courses; PSC (formerly GVT): Political Science courses.

  1. Major: 38 credits

    • HST105 Introduction to World History I: From Antiquity to 1500 (3) - CI
    • HST106 Introduction to World History II: From 1500 (3) - CI
    • HST220 American History to 1877 (3) - CI
    • HST221 American History from 1877 to the Present (3) - CI
    • HST331 Introduction to Historiography (3) -- WI 
    • Select one: 3 credits 
      • PSC101 Comparative Politics (3) -- CI
      • PSC113 Introduction to American Politics -- CR
      • PSC121 International Relations (3) -- CI
       
    • HP442 Thesis Research (2)
    • HP443 Research Project (3) - ILIT; RP; WI  
    • Electives: 15 credits, of which: 6 credits must be at the 300 level or above, AND at least one course must be taken from each of 3 areas: European Concentration; US Concentration; World Concentration.  Access the list of the acceptable History and Political Science electives from the History & Political Science department section of the Daemen catalog, or from the Program Plans option on the Registrar's web page.
  2. Requirements Outside of the Major: 21 credits

    • Career Field Experience:
      • CFE97 Career Preparation Seminar (0); AND 3 credits in a Career Field Experience (CFE) relevant to the major
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 18 credits
      • Consult the guidelines on LAS course selection from the suggested course sequence for the BA, History, accessible from the History & Political Science department section of the Daemen catalog, or from the Program Plans option on the Registrar's web page.
  3. Core: 45 credits

    • CMP101 English Composition (3) CS; ILIT; WI
    • IND101 Sustainable & Critical Relationships (3)
    • MTH104 Survey of Statistics (3) -- CT; QL
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences including Foreign Language: 24 Credits
    • Foreign Language Requirement
      • Students must demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language through the intermediate level. The requirement may be satisfied through the completion of college level coursework or the successful completion of a proficiency examination. A complete description of the requirement is available in the Foreign Language section of the Daemen catalog.
    • Core Electives: 12 credits
  4. Free Electives: 18 credits

    • Courses used to fulfill the free electives may have, but are not required to have, a competency. A maximum of 6 credits may be taken in History courses.

TOTAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS = 122 CREDITS

 

You can find information about all of our departmental majors, the requirements for Admission to Upper Division, and requirements for Graduation here or by visiting the History & Political Science Department section of the college catalog, or at the Program Plans option on the Registrar's web page. 

Suggested Course Sequence

Access the suggested course sequences for: BA, History, from the History & Political Science Department web page or the Program Plans site on the Registrar’s web page.

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