History Department

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Undergraduate Admissions

Bachelor of Arts in History

In order to be admitted as a history major:

Department Policies

Transfer Policy

Students wishing to transfer credit toward a Bachelor of Arts in history must schedule a formal meeting with an advisor at the Wilson Advising Center.

Major Areas of Interest

Asia, Europe, Latin America, and United States.

In consultation with an advisor, a history major selects an interest area from the four principal geographical areas.

Minor Areas of Interest

Asia, Europe, Latin America, United States, and Methodological or Topical.

In consultation with an advisor, a history major selects a minor concentration from the four principal geographical areas. With departmental approval, a student may devise a topical or methodologically defined minor.

Progression

The progress of individual students is monitored by the Wilson Advising Center.

Advisement

Incoming students must seek advising from the Wilson Advising Center on requirements in the major and on general education requirements. Every student majoring in history must keep regular appointments with his or her advisor in the Wilson Advising Center. Failure to seek academic advising may result in delays of anticipated date of graduation.

Still have questions about the History Department’s undergraduate program? Please feel free to contact the department chair, Dr. David Tanenhaus.