Oct 28, 2021  
NSU Catalog 2021-2022 
    
NSU Catalog 2021-2022

History (BA)


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Student Learning Outcomes

  • The students will be able to use the historical method in investigating important questions about people and society.
  • Students will be able to express clearly in writing the results of their historical research.
  • The students will be able to identify and explain the significance of important figures and events in American and world history.
  • Student will be able to use history techniques and concepts in analyzing new knowledge and current events.

Program Requirements


No grade below a C will be accepted in a course taken to fulfill the history requirements. Students must maintain a 2.5 cumulative grade point average in the major to meet graduation requirements.

It is recommended that students take HIST 121 , HIST 122 , HIST 151 , and HIST 152  before beginning their upper-division work.

History Electives (9 credits)


Three courses (9 credits) HIST courses or with advisor approval, as many as two of the following courses may be substituted.

Total: 39 credits


General Education Requirements


Baccalaureate degrees - 30 credits

Associate degrees - 24 credits

Goal #1: Written Communication (6 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial English course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (2:7.6).

Goal #2: Oral Communication (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Goal #4: Arts and Humanities (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 credits Associate)


Baccalaureate - Six (6) credits hours (in two disciplines).

Goal #5: Mathematics (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial Mathematics course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (AAC Guidelines 7.6).

Goal #6: Natural Sciences (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 Credits Associate)


Associate Degree Flexibility (3 credits)


Students have the flexibility to select an additional three credits from Goal #3, #4, or #6 with courses selected from different disciplinary prefixes.

Degree Requirements (BA) - 9 credits


Human Values (3 credits)


Arts and Humanities (6 credits)


Two additional courses from those listed in General Education Requirements Goal #4. The courses must be from different disciplines than those selected to satisfy General Education Requirements Goal #4.

A total of four courses are required for the BA degree:

  • One year sequence of a foreign language.
  • Two courses from different disciplines than foreign language.

Total Degree: 120 Credits


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