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
  • Any notes or other information:
    • 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 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) 101 Mathematical 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 or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement 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 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 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 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

NOTES:

  • Total Hours for Degree: 120
  • Total Hours of Pre-requisites: 6
  • Any notes or other information:
    • 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.
 

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