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Major & Minor Requirements (Thru 2013)



Requirements for the Major

Students who graduate with a major in History will receive a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. Please contact Dr. David Hamlin, the Undergraduate Chair at Rose Hill, at (718) 817-3996, or Dr. Hector Lindo-Fuentes, the Undergraduate Chair at Lincoln Center, at (212) 636-6361 with any questions.



History majors are required to take 10 courses, including:
  • Three Introductory Classes(from the Core)
    • HSRU 1000 or HSRF 1000:
      The West from the Enlightenment to the Present AP credits in European History with a score of 4 or 5 can replace this class
    • HSRU 1100 or HSRF 1100:
      Introduction to Modern American History AP credits in United States History with a score of 4 or 5 can replace this class
    • HSRU 1300 or HSRF 1300:
      Introduction to Medieval History
  • One Global Course
    (A history course focused on the history of Africa, Latin America, Asia, or the Middle East).
  • One History Seminar, to be taken in the Junior or Senior year
  • Five History Electives
To plan your courses as a history major, please view the History Major Checklist .


REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR

Students who minor in History are required to take 6 courses, including:
  • Three Introductory Classes (from the Core)
    • HSRU 1000 or HSRF 1000:
      The West from the Enlightenment to the Present
      (AP credits in European History with a score of 4 or 5 can replace this class)
    • HSRU 1100 or HSRF 1100:
      Introduction to Modern American History
      (AP credits in United States History with a score of 4 or 5 can replace this class)
    • HSRU 1300 or HSRF 1300:
      Introduction to Medieval History
  • One History Global Course
    (A history course focused on the history of Africa, Latin America, Asia, or the Middle East).
  • Two History Electives

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