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B.A. History Military Science-Navy

ABOUT THE BACHELOR OF ARTS IN HISTORY-MILITARY SCIENCE (NAVY)

A degree in History provides students with a critical intellectual framework to assess and understand human affairs. The degree is made up of 120 credit hours that include classes in History, Geography, Political Science and Military Science among others. This degree program is open to students who have been accepted into NSU Navy ROTC program.

WHAT TO EXPECT AS A history STUDENT

Expect to begin developing how to be a creative and flexible problem solver who can make sound judgments and communicate your ideas effectively. Your courses will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of how the major civilizations have shaped human behavior over time and space. You should have a working knowledge and an appreciation of the world's cultural diversity. This program is tailored to produce knowledgeable military leaders prepared for today's military environment.

DEGREE AT A GLANCE

Average Class Size: 30
Classes are offered online, evenings, and afternoons.

Curriculum

For the History-Military Science (Navy) Sequence, 36 hours in history are required, of which 21 must be at the 300 or 400 level, with a minimum of 6 credit hours of non-Western history. Twenty-six credit hours in Military Science are required.

FIRST YEAR 1ST SEM. 2ND SEM. TOTAL
SEM 101 & 102 Spartan Seminar 1 1 2
BIO 100 Biological Science 3 - 3
ENG 101 & 102 Communication Skills Parts 1 & 2 3 3 6
HIS 102 & 103 Survey of US History, Parts 1 & 2 3 3 6
MTH 184 & 251 Calculus I & II 4 4 8
NSC 101 & 102 Intro. to Naval Science and Sea Power & Maritime 2 3 5
NSC 111 & 112 D Basic Drill and Ceremonies 1 1 2
  17 15 32

 

SECOND YEAR 1ST SEM. 2ND SEM. TOTAL
SEM 201 1 - 1
HIS 205 Introduction to History (FO) 3 - 3
Foreign Language 111 3 - 3
HIS 100 & 101 History of World Societies Parts 1 & 2 3 3 6
NSC 201 & 202 Ship's Systems (Engineering, Weapons) 3 3 6
NSC 211 & 212 Drill and Ceremonies 1 1 2
ENG 207 World Literature 3 - 3
POS 100 American Government - 3 3
PHY 160 Physics I - 4 4
  17 14 31

 

THIRD YEAR 1ST SEM. 2ND SEM. TOTAL
CSC 150 or 200 Computer Literacy - 3 3
HIS 305 3 Rs of History (SO) - 3 3
HIS 380 American Military History 3 - 3
History Electives (300-400 level) 4 3 7
NSC 301 & 302 Navigation and Seamanship I & II 3 3 6
NSC 311 & 312 Drill and Ceremonies 1 1 2
SCM 285 Principles of Speech - 3 3
PHY 161 Physics II - 4 4
  15 16 31

 

FOURTH YEAR 1ST SEM. 2ND SEM. TOTAL
HIS 335 or 336 African American History or HIS 370 or 371 African History - 3 3
GEO 130 Principles of Geography 3 - 3
HIS 497 Introduction to Historical Research (FO) 3 - 3
HIS 439 Recent American History, 1932 to the Present (SO) - 3 3
History Electives 3 3 6
NSC 401 & 402 Leadership (Management Ethics) 3 3 6
NSC 411 & 412 Drill and Ceremonies 1 1 2
  13 13 26
(FO) = Taught during Fall Semester only
(SO) = Taught during Spring Semester only
    120

 

Version Date: February 21, 2013

Note: Navy ROTC requires that all students take at least 12 credit hours in addition to their Naval Science courses each semester.