Bachelor’s in History Curriculum

The study of human history is timeless. Unlock your understanding of current social, cultural, and political movements by evaluating the past. Cross boundaries of time and geography by studying the endlessly fascinating roots of human society. 

Core Courses (12 credits)
Credits
HIPS 2900
Research Methods in History and Political Science (HIPS 2900 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIPS 4900
Senior Seminar Capstone (HIPS 4900 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 1050
The United States: From Settlement to Superpower (HIST 1050 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 1120 or HIST 1170
The West: Patricians, Serfs, and Citizens or The World: From Gatherers to Globalization (HIST 1120 or HIST 1170 / Credits: 3 )
3
General Electives (select 21 credits from the following)
Credits
HIST 2150
Latin American and Caribbean History (HIST 2150 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 2400
African History (HIST 2400 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 2500
Topics in Asian History (HIST 2500 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 3010
Constitutional History I (HIST 3010 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 3020
Constitutional History II (HIST 3020 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 3130
Vietnam (HIST 3130 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 3140
The Holocaust (HIST 3140 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 3240
Irish History (HIST 3240 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 3400
U.S. Foreign Policy (HIST 3400 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 3550
America Transformed: Slavery, Populism, and Empire (HIST 3550 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 3650
America Remade: From the Great Migration to 9/11 (HIST 3650 / Credits: 3 )
3
PHIL 3510
Gods and Chariots (PHIL 3510 / Credits: 3 )
3
POLS 4100
European Union (POLS 4100 / Credits: 3 )
3
PHIL 3540
Revolution and Ideology (PHIL 3540 / Credits: 3 )
3
Applied Electives (select 6 credits from the following courses)
Credits
HIPS 4500
Special Topics in History and Politics (HIPS 4500 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 3850
The Civil Rights Trail (travel study) (HIST 3850 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 4700
Genocide in the 20th Century and Beyond (travel study) (HIST 4700 / Credits: 3 )
3
HIST 4950
Internship in History (HIST 4950 / Credits: 3 )
3

The Bachelor of Arts degree requires at least 24 credits of coursework from the following disciplines: ARTS, DANC, FILM, HIST, HUMN, LITR, MUSC, PHIL, and THEA, as well as an intermediate degree of competency in a foreign language (generally, a minimum of 6 credits or another demonstration of competency).

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.