Plan of Study History

Associate of Arts in History

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)

US History Core Courses (Pick 2)
HST 307 The American Revolution & Early Republic
HST 308 The Civil War & Reconstruction
HST 309 The United States in the 20th Century

European History Core Courses (Pick 2)
HST 301 Ancient History
HST 302 Medieval & Renaissance History
HST 303 Modern Europe

World History Core Courses (Pick 1)
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

General Elective

Bachelor of Arts in History

Total credit hours: 120

The Bachelor of Arts Degree with a history major includes 50-51 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 (41-42 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 & Early Republic
HST 308 The Civil War & Reconstruction
HST 309 The United States in the 20th Century

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

World History Core (Choose two courses – 6 credit hours)
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.

Minor

Total credit hours: 21

REQUIRED CURRICULUM

US History Core Courses (Pick 2)
HST 307 The American Revolution & Early Republic
HST 308 The Civil War & Reconstruction
HST 309 The United States in the 20th Century

European History Core Courses (Pick 2)
HST 301 Ancient History
HST 302 Medieval & Renaissance History
HST 303 Modern Europe

World History Core Courses (Pick 1)
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

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

HISTORY ELECTIVES

The courses listed below are History electives that are primarily offered as General Education courses for all students and/or as required or recommended courses for students in other majors.

HST 103 History of Western Civilization I
HST 104 History of Western Civilization II
HST 121 Survey of United States History I
HST 122 Survey of United States History II
HST 205 Prohibition
HST 219 Ohio History
HST 230 History of Ireland
HST 240 Environmental History of North America
HST 250 History of France
HST 260 History of England
HST 270 American Economic History
HST 280 Sports in American History
HST 290 History of Health Care
HST 405 Women in American History