History Major, Concentration in Foreign Service
Requirements for a Major in History, Concentration in Foreign Service
Programs are individually planned with the student’s advisor and prepare individuals for careers in the State Department and the intelligence community. In addition to required courses, students will be encouraged to elect courses in the areas of economics, languages, management, geography, and related fields.
|Requirements for a Major in History||(15 credits)|
|HI-103||Connecting Ancient Worlds: World History to 1500||3|
|HI-104||Age of Empires: World History 1500 to the Present||3|
|HI-105||Modern World History||3|
|HI-111||US History to 1877||3|
|HI-112||US History 1865 to the Present||3|
|Electives 1||(21 credits)|
|US History electives||6|
|European History electives||6|
|Area Studies electives||6|
|Select one other elective in history, which can be from the “General” category 2||3|
|Two electives must be at the 300 or 400 level 3|
|Historical Methods 4||(4 credits)|
|HI-200||The Historian's Craft||4|
|or HI-440||Internship in History|
|Capstone Experience 5||(4 credits)|
|HI-460||Senior Research Seminar in History||4|
|or HI-470||Senior Thesis in History|
All electives must be at the 200 level or higher.
Two electives must be at the 300 or 400 level excluding required HI-200
To be taken during sophomore year.
For majors entering in curriculum year 2010 and later: Senior capstone experience, usually taken during Fall of senior year.
Exception for Double Majors in Early Childhood or Elementary Education
Only 36 History credits are required; a student may opt to omit the "One Other" elective and the capstone course. If not taking the capstone course, the senior capstone requirement must be fulfilled by submission of a non-credit History Learning Portfolio before or during the student-teaching semester. See department for Portfolio forms and submission guidelines.