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Associate of Arts in History

Total credit hours: 57

Students may complete an Associate in Arts degree in History by meeting the core courses and general education requirements for the A.A. degree and by completing the following requirements for the concentration in History.

Required Curriculum

Core and General Education (36 credit hours)

History (18 credit hours)
U.S. History Core (Choose two courses)
HST 307 The American Revolution and Early Republic
HST 308 The Civil War and Reconstruction
HST 309 The United States in the 20th Century

European History Core (Choose two courses)
HST 301 Ancient History
HST 302 Medieval and Renaissance History
HST 303 Modern Europe

World History Core (Choose one course)
HST 403 History of Russia
HST 404 World War II: Cause and Effect
HST 407 Native American History
HST 411 History of Latin America
HST 413 History of the Middle East
HST 416 History of the Far East
HST 419 History of Africa

History Elective  (3 credit hours)

General Elective (3 credit hours)

Bachelor of Arts in History

Total credit hours: 120

The Bachelor of Arts Degree with a history major includes 42 semester hours of core courses & general education courses and 36 semester hours in history, 18 hours of which must be at the 300 and 400 level taken at Lourdes University. Students should also take at least 14 hours of their electives at the 300 and 400 levels in order to meet the University requirement of 32 hours in upper level courses. Students must maintain a 2.5 grade point average in history courses.

Required Curriculum

Core and General Education for Bachelor of Arts degree (38-39 credit hours)

The College of Arts and Sciences requires an additional 12 credit hours for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

U.S. History Core (9 credit hours)
HST 307 The American Revolution and Early Republic
HST 308 The Civil War and Reconstruction
HST 309 The United States in the 20th Century

European History Core (9 credit hours)
HST 301 Ancient History
HST 302 Medieval and Renaissance History
HST 303 Modern Europe

World History Core (6 credit hours)
Choose two courses
HST 403 History of Russia
HST 404 World War II: Cause and Effect
HST 407 Native American History
HST 411 History of Latin America
HST 413 History of the Middle East
HST 416 History of the Far East
HST 419 History of Africa

History Electives (9 credit hours)

HST 490 Capstone: Historical Methods

Note: Internships are available for credit (HST 425 Internships) or non-credit.