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Classification Degree BA History Housing Status
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Overall GPA Concentration Catalog Term FALL 2017
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Complete Complete except for classes in-progress (TR) Transfer Class
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BA in History -120 Credits
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
120 credits are required.
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at WCSU.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required
When your first term is graded, your cumulative GPA will be calculated.
If your cumulative GPA falls below 2.0 it is important to see an advisor
to make plans for raising your GPA.
Foreign Language Requirement
See Foreign Language Requirement section
General Education Competency Requirements
See General Education Competency Requirements section
General Education Course Requirements
See General Education Course Requirements section
Major Requirements
See Major in History section
History General Electives
See General Electives section
Foreign Language Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
Complete a foreign language at an elementary II level or above.
Students who have completed three years of language in high school
with at least a 'C' average have satisfied this requirement. Consult
your advisor.
General Education Competency Requirements
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
Students must complete each of the competencies listed below. In
addition, students must complete 3 of the competencies a second time
excluding First Year (FY) and WRT 101 (WI).
General Education Competencies
Creative Process (CP)
1 to 2 Classes
Critical Thinking (CT)
1 to 2 Classes
Oral Communication (OC)
1 to 2 Classes
Health and Wellness (HW)
1 to 2 Classes
Scientific Inquiry (SI)
1 to 2 Classes
Intercultural Competence (IC)
1 to 2 Classes
Information Literacy (IL)
1 to 2 Classes
First Year Experience (FY)
1 Class
Culminating Experience (CE)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Course (WRT 101)
WRT 101
Writing Intensive II (W2)
1 to 2 Classes
Writing Intensive III (W3)
1 to 2 Classes
Quantative Reasoning (QR)
1 to 2 Classes
General Education Course Requirements
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
40 credits are required.
Writing Course (3 S.H.)
WRT 101
37 Credits in courses outside of major
Major in History
Unmet conditions for this set of requirements:
39-42 credits are required. HIS 494 is required in order to receive
distinction in History.
Minimum 2.0 major GPA
Minimum credits at WCSU
A minimum of 20 credits must be taken at WCSU.
Introduction to History
HIS 100
1 Non-Western Cultures Class
Four (4) courses at the 300 or 400 level which includes:
One (1) course in European History
(HIS 319 or 330 or 332 or 341)
One (1) course in American History
1 Class in HIS 302* or 303* or 304* or 309 or 313 or 318* or 363 or 366 or 367 or 368 or 380 or 400 or 415*
One (1) course in a field outside European or U.S. History
1 Class in HIS 366 or 370 or 382 or 383 or 388
1 300-400 level History Elective
Six (6) additional courses in History.
Senior Seminar or HIS 494 with Departmental Approval
HIS 490* or 494
General Electives
41 Credits of General Electives