Bachelor of Arts Degree - History

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Minor Courses

Foreign Language Requirement

Electives

Degree available in Bismarck

Student Learning Outcomes

The history graduate will:   

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of past societies and familiarity with patterns of social, political, economic, and culture changes. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, IV, and V.)
  2. Recognize how information can be used as historical data and analyze the role of evidence in the construction of historical arguments. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, and VI.)
  3. Understand the challenge of weighing multiple perspectives and evaluate the merits of competing interpretations. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, V, VI, and VII.)
  4. Conduct research utilizing both primary and secondary sources and make assessments about the relative utility of gathered data. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, V, VI, and VII.)
  5. Construct persuasive and evidence based arguments about historical change and present them in written, visual, and oral formats. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III, V, and VI.)

Requirements

History Major Courses

HIST 103United States To 1877

3

HIST 104United States Since 1877

3

HIST 211World Civilizations To 1500

3

HIST 212World Civilizations Since 1500

3

 

HIST 491History Seminar

1-6

Three Credits Required

 

Additional Electives in History (300-400)

23

Total Credit Hours: 38