History Course Plan

Catalog Year 2019-2020

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Western Civilization to 1648 or United States to 1865 (HIST 110 or HIST 151) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 101) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 15 credits

Spring Semester

Western Civilization from 1648 or United States from 1865 (HIST 120 or HIST 152) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 102) 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Introduction to Historical Studies (HIST 290) 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Math GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 6 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 46 credits

Spring Semester

History Major Elective Requirement 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
HUMA 205 or Literature and Philosophy GE Requirements 3 credits
Elective 9 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 63 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

History Major Elective Requirement 3 credits
History Major Elective Requirement 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirements 3 credits
Elective 6 credits
Suggested Elective: Internships - Finding and Landing (CPAS 216) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 79 credits

Spring Semester

History Major Elective Requirement 3 credits
History Major Elective Requirement 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 7 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

History Major Elective Requirement 3 credits
History Major Elective Requirement 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 6 credits
Suggested Elective: Navigating College to Career (CPAS 318) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

History Seminar (HIST 490) 3 credits
History Major Elective Requirement 3 credits
Elective 9 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

HIST 490 may be moved to Fall semester in the future, so be aware that this change might affect the current course plan.