Eight-Semester Plan for B.A. in History

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

  • Total Hours for Degree: 120
  • Total Hours of Pre-requisites: 6
  • Total Hours of Pre-requisites: 6 hours of MFL 231-232.
  • 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
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
 
     Course Prefix 
 
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
First Year Seminar
190
 
3
C5
 
Physical & Biological Sciences
3
C5
 
Physical & Biological Sciences
3
ENGL
102
Comp. II
3
P3
 
History
3
HEAL
123
Health and Wellness
3
ENGL (C1)
101
Composition I
3
CMHC
201
Intro to Speech Comm.
3
MATH (C2)
101
Math Concepts
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.


Sophomore Year

Fall

Spring

Course Prefix
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
 
Course Prefix
 
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
MFL (Spanish, French, or German)
101
 
3
MFL (Spanish, French, or German)
102
 
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
 
Course Number
Course Title
Hours    
 
Course Prefix
 
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
P6 World Cultures (ULP)
300/400 Level Liberal Studies Course
 
3
MFL (Spanish, French, or German)
232
 
3
MFL (Spanish, French, or German)
231
 
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
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
 
Course Number
Course Title
Hours
 
Course Prefix
 
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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