NSU Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    May 27, 2024  
NSU Catalog 2023-2024

History (BA)

Location(s): Northern State University Campus



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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.

Coursework Required


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 (30 credits)


Please see General Education & Degree Requirements  for specific information about each SGR.

SGR #1 - 6 credits


SGR #4 - 6 credits in two disciplines


SGR #6 - 6 credits


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 CREDITS REQUIRED: 120 CREDITS


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