History, Bachelor of Arts

  • 120 credit hours required for degree
  • 36 upper-division credit hours required for degree
  • 30 advanced hours from A&M-SA for residency)

All students must complete the University’s Core Curriculum and the specific requirements of the major. In some cases, a course that is required for a major may also be counted towards the Core Curriculum.

Core Curriculum 1
ENGL 1301Composition I3
ENGL 1302Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences3
Life & Physical Sciences3
Lang/Phil/Culture 3
Creative Arts3
American History3
American History3
Government/Political Science3
Government/Political Science3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
SPCH 1315Fund of Public Speaking3
HIST 2321World Civilizations I3
Subtotals:42
Required Support Courses 2
UNIV 1301First Year Seminar3
Foreign Language 3
Foreign Language 3
Foreign Language3
Foreign Language3
HIST 2322World Civilizations II3
Subtotals:18
Major (Required) Courses 3
Essentials of the Major
HIST 2310Writing History3
HIST 3301Intro to Historical Analysis3
HIST 4301Methods of Historical Research 43
Global Cultural Literacy
Select one of the following:3
Native American History
Mexican American History
African American History
Select one of the following:3
Islamic World I
Islamic World II
Latin America I: Colonial Era
Latin American II: Modern Era
Asian History
Focused Surveys
Select three of the following:9
Texas History
History of the Spanish Borderlands
Europe in the Middle Ages
Early Modern Europe to 1815
Europe 1815 to 1914
Modern Middle East
Europe Since 1914
Colonial America
Amer Rev Early Repub 1763-1850
Civil War and Reconstruction
Gilded Age and Progressive Era
America's Rise to World Power
Mexico
Thematic Concentrations
Select two courses from two of the following lists: 512
Global/Borderlands History
The American West
War and Society
Women & Gender-Latin America
Political, Economic, Military History
Nazi Germany
U.S. Foreign Policy
War and Society
Social, Cultural, Gender History
The Holocaust
US Social and Cultural History
Women in History
Childhood in America
Women & Gender-Latin America
Subtotals:36
Minor 6
A minimum of 9 upper-division credit hours required. Actual number of hours depends on the minor selected18
Subtotals:18
Electives
As needed to complete 120 credit hours required6
Total Credits120