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Bachelor of Arts History - Columbus State University

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Bachelor of Arts History

College of Letters and Sciences
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Letters and Sciences and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:
MATH 1001
MATH 1101
MATH 1111
MATH 1113
MATH 1125
MATH 1131

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:
ITDS 1125/ITDS 1779/ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ LEAD 1705/ LIBR 1105/ POLS 2401/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
E ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ITDS 2125/PHIL 2010
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ ITDS 1145*/ MUSC 1100/ THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/1305; BIOL 1215K (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225K (lab included); CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; ENVS 1105/1105L (lab optional); GEOL 1110 (no lab); GEOL 1112/1112L; GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
CPSC 1105; CPSC 1301/ 1301L; GEOG 2215; MATH 1113; MATH 1125; MATH 1131; MATH 1132; MATH 1165; MATH 2125; PHIL 2500; STAT 1127

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/ PHIL 2030/ PSYC 1101/ SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ ENGL 2136/ GEOG 1101/ HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours:18
Foreign Language 2001
Foreign Language 2002
HIST 1111 World History to 1500
HIST 1112 World History since 1500

Select one of the following courses:
HIST 2111 U.S. History to 1865
HIST 2112 U.S. History since 1865

Select one of the following courses:
ANTH 2105 Ancient World Civilizations
ARTH 2125 Introduction to the History of Art 1
ARTH 2126 Introduction to the History of Art 2
ARTH 2127 Introduction to Non-Western Art
ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics
GEOG 1101 World Regional Geography
GEOG 2215 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
POLS 2101 Introduction to Political Science

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 24
"C" or better required in each course
HIST 1000 (Five semesters)
HIST 3125 Historical Methods
HIST 4795 Senior Research Seminar

Select three of the following 3000 level courses. At least one course must be in U.S., European, and world history.

U.S. History and Geography
GEOG 3108 Cultural Geography
GEOG 3215 Intermediate Geographic Information Systems
GEOG 3556 Selected Topics in Human Geography
HIST 3101 Introduction to Native American History
HIST 3105 History of Georgia
HIST 3115 African American History to 1865
HIST 3116 African American History since 1865

European History
HIST 3129 Modern Britain
HIST 3130 Introduction to Modern Ireland
HIST 3155 Intro to European History I, Ancient and Medieval
HIST 3156 Intro to European History II, Medieval and Early Modern
HIST 3157 Intro to European History III, Modern and Contemporary

World History
HIST 3127 Intro to Modern Africa
HIST 3128 Intro to Traditional Africa
HIST 3135 Introduction to Latin American History
HIST 3136 Indigenous Peoples of Latin American
HIST 3137 Latin America and the United States

Select three of the following 5000-level U.S. history/geography/world history/European history courses
(At least one course must be in U.S. history and one must be either European or world history).

U.S. History and Geography
GEOG 5105 Urban Geography
GEOG 5128 Selected Topics in Geography
GEOG 5215 Advanced Geographic Information Systems
HIST 5105 History of Columbus and the Chattahoochee Valley
HIST 5111 New South
HIST 5112 American Slavery & Emancipation 1619-1877
HIST 5113 Oral History
HIST 5138 Race and Ethnicity in Colonial American History
HIST 5165 Jacksonian America, 1820 to 1850
HIST 5176 US in the Twentieth Century
HIST 5201 American Reform and Radicalism, 1877-present
HIST 5559 Selected Topics in United States History
HIST 5566 Selected Topics in Race and U.S. History

European history and world history
HIST 5136 Slavery in Latin America
HIST 5137 Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
HIST 5138 Race and Ethnicity in Latin American
HIST 5139 Convivencia: Muslim, Jews, and Christians in Medieval Spain
HIST 5148 Popular Cultures of the Black Atlantic
HIST 5535 Selected Topics in Latin American History
HIST 5546 Selected Topics in African History
HIST 5547 History of South Africa
HIST 5555 Selected Topics in World History
HIST 5575 Selected Topics in European History

Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 24
"C" or better required in HIST and GEOG courses used in this area.
Select 6 to 9 hours of HIST or GEOG courses 3000-level or above.
Select 15 to 18 hours within one of the following:
Minor other than History; European Union Certificate; African Studies Certificate; Latin American Studies Certificate; or courses leading to teacher certification

Area I General Electives Required Hours: 12

Total Hours Required: 123

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