BA in History

A major for the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree requires the successful completion of a minimum of 33 credit hours in history, at least 15 of which must be earned at Wichita State. All majors complete:

Course Title Hours
HIST 300Introduction to Historical Research and Writing3
HIST 698Historiography (PHIL 510 may be accepted in place of HIST 698)3
Select 3 credit hours from the following:3
The Human Adventure: World Civilization Since 1500
World Civilization to 1500
History of Western Civilization Since 1648
Topics in World History
HIST 131History of the United States: Colonial to 18653
or HIST 132 History of the United States Since 1865
Select 12 credit hours in history, 6 of which must be upper-division (300-level or above)12
Select 3 credit hours from each of the following areas at the 500 or 600 level:9
Ancient and medieval history
Modern European history
American history (including Latin America)
Total Credit Hours33