Eight-Semester Plan for B.S. in History

Major Program Guide For: B.S. in History - Suggested Course Sequence

  • Total Hours for Degree: 120
  • Total Hours of Pre-requisites: 6
  • Any notes or other information:
  • Total Hours of Pre-requisites: 3 Hours of Math 170.
  • Junior-Seniors History electives must include six hours of American, six hours of European, and three hours of non-Western history. At least 9 hours must be at the 400-level.
  • Degree requires a minor, second major, or approved program.
  • Students may finish earlier if they attend summer school at WCU or another approved institution.

Freshman Year

Fall

Spring

Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
First Year Seminar
190
 
3
C5
 
Physical & Biological Sciences
3
C5
 
Physical & Biological Sciences
3
ENGL
102
Composition II
3
P3
 
History
3
HEAL
123
Health and Wellness
3
ENGL (C1)
101
Composition I
3
CMHC
201
Intro to Speech Communications
3
MATH (C2)
170
Statistics
3
HIST
221, 222, 231, or 232
History
3
Students should try to take History 221, 222, 231, or 232 for their P3 if possible.
Students should take MATH 170 as their Liberal Studies C2 Mathematics course in Liberal Studies.

Sophomore Year

Fall

Spring

Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
Electives
 
 
3
Electives
 
 
3
P1
 
Social Science
3
P5
 
Fine & Performing Arts
3
P1
 
Social Science
3
HIST
297
Sophomore Seminar
3
HIST
221, 222, 231, or 232
History
3
Minor Credits
 
 
3
P4
 
Humanities
3
Electives
 
 
3
Upper Level Perspective (ULP): An approved Upper Level Liberal Studies Perspectives course is required in one of the Liberal Studies Perspectives categories.

Junior Year

Fall

Spring

Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
P6 World Cultures (ULP)
300/400 Level Liberal Studies Course
 
3
HIST Jr-Sr Credits
300 or 400 Level History Course
 
3
Electives
 
 
3
HIST Jr-Sr Credits
300 or 400 Level History Course
 
3
HIST Jr-Sr Credits
300 or 400 Level History Course
 
3
Minor Credits
 
 
3
HIST Jr-Sr Credits
300 or 400 Level History Course
 
3
Elective Credits
 
 
3
Minor Credits
 
 
3
Elective Credits
 
 
3
Upper Level Perspective (ULP): An approved Upper Level Liberal Studies Perspectives course is required in one of the Liberal Studies Perspectives categories.

Senior Year

Fall

Spring

Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
Minor Credits
 
 
3
HIST Jr-Sr Credits
300 or 400 Level History Course
 
3
HIST Jr-Sr Credits
300 or 400 Level History Course
 
3
HIST Jr-Sr Credits
300 or 400 Level History Course
 
3
HIST Jr-Sr Credits
300 or 400 Level History Course
 
3
Minor Credits
 
 
3
Elective Credits
 
 
3
Elective Credits
 
 
3
Elective Credits
 
 
3
Elective Credits
 
 
3

 

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