History B.A.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

33 credits to include:

1 survey course at the introductory level. 3
Select from HST 009 through HST 067 1
1 history methods course:3
History Methods
At least 15 credits of HST at or above the 100-level15
At least 3 credits of HST at or above the 200-level 3
9 additional credits in HST courses at any level9
Students must complete 1 of the following concentrations:
Americas: at least 15 credits in American history courses, including at least 1 200-level seminar and at least 1 course in Canadian or Latin American history; at least 6 credits in European history; and at least 6 credits in Africa/Asia/Middle East/Global history
Europe: at least 15 credits in European history courses, including at least 1 200-level seminar; at least 6 credits in American history; and at least 6 credits in Africa/Asia/Middle East/Global history
Africa/Asia/Middle East/Global: at least 15 credits in African, Asian, Middle Eastern, and/or Global history courses, including at least 1 200-level seminar; at least 6 credits in American history; and at least 6 credits in European history
Courses count toward the concentrations as follows:
Americas:
Canada and Latin America:
Europe:
Africa/Asia/Middle East/Global:
Specific sections of HST 095, HST 096, HST 195, HST 196, HST 295, HST 296, and other HST courses may count toward the concentrations; see the department’s website.
Restrictions:
AP or IB Credit: No more than 6 credits of Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) History can count toward the 33 credits required for the major, and no more than 3 credits of AP or IB History can count toward any 1 of the major’s geographic requirements (Americas, Europe, Africa/Asia/Middle East/Global).
Internships, Research, Thesis, Independent Study Credit: No more than 6 credits of internships, undergraduate research, thesis credits, and/or independent studies can count toward the 33 credits required for the major.
At least 17 of the 33 credits used to satisfy this major must be taken at the University of Vermont.