May 25, 2024  
Fall 2020 Catalog 
Fall 2020 Catalog FINAL VERSION - Closed for Revisions

History: Race and Ethnicity, B.A.

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This major is administered by the Department of History and International Studies .


This concentration allows you to focus on the historical influence of socially and ideologically constructed racial and ethnic groups through interdisciplinary study. Requirements follow the same general pattern as the regular history major, but you are permitted to apply 300-level courses outside of history toward the major. NOTE for teacher certification: Enrollment caps are in effect for those seeking teacher certification in history. For certification in this concentration you must take HIST 177 .

Consists of a minimum of 44 credits.

200-Level Courses, 9 credits

Credits must be distributed according to the following guidelines:

World Language Courses, 8 credits

Complete a two-semester sequence of university entry-level world language courses (101, 102). The requirement may be fulfilled through equivalent coursework or other language acquisition as demonstrated through a test-out policy (including Native American languages and American Sign Language). If your native language is not English and you can document formal high school or university study of your native language, you may use ENGL 101  and ENGL 202 , or ENGL 150  as a means of fulfilling this world language requirement. Please see the Department of World Languages and Literatures  for details.

300- and 400-Level Courses, 15 credits

Credits must be distributed according to the following guidelines, with at least 3 credits from the 300-level courses listed:


* when taught with an appropriate subtitle

Additional 300-Level Courses, 6 credits

Take additional 6 credits from any of the 300-level courses (from 300-level courses under Global or Comparative Courses, Regional  Courses, or U.S. Courses listed above).

Communication in the Major

Capstone Experience and Communication in the Major

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