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B.A. History (Online)

ABOUT THE BACHELOR OF ARTS IN HISTORY Online

Students in this degree program complete a traditional history B.A. through online courses. Students in this degree program may not reside in the Hampton Roads region, but are expected to participate fully in their online courses and stay in contact with their advisor and other professors via email and phone. Students may also transfer in to this degree program from any of our other degree programs.

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.

DEGREE AT A GLANCE

Average Class Size: 30
Classes are offered online.

WHERE WILL MY DEGREE TAKE ME?

The BA in History prepares students for a multitude of job opportunities, including : Archivist, Interpreter, Lawyer, Librarian, Museum Curator, Park Ranger, Policy Advisor, Politician, Researcher, Strategist, Teacher

Curriculum

FIRST YEAR 1ST SEM. 2ND SEM. TOTAL
SEM 101 and 102, Spartan Seminar 1 1 2
BIO 100 Biological Science 3 - 3
BIO 100L Biological Science Lab 1 - 1
ENG 101 & 102 Communication Skills Parts 1 & 2 3 3 6
HED 100 Personal and Community Health - 2 2
HIS 102 & 103 Survey of U.S. History Parts 1 & 2 3 3 6
MTH 103 Mathematics in General Education 3 - 3
PED 100 Fundamentals of Fitness for Life - 1 1
CSC 200 Advanced Computer Concepts - 3 3
Foreign Language 111, 112 3 3 6
  17 16 33

 

SECOND YEAR 1ST SEM. 2ND SEM. TOTAL
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 1 - 1
FIA 201 or MUS 301 Art/Music Appreciation or Foreign Language 111 or 112 - 3 3
GEO 130 Principles of Geography 3 - 3
HIS 100 & 101 History of World Societies, Parts 1 & 2 3 3 6
POS 100 American Government - 3 3
Electives 3 3 6
SCI 101 Physical Science - 3 3
HIS 205 Introduction to History (FO) 3 - 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Social Science 3 - 3
  16 15 31

 

THIRD YEAR 1ST SEM. 2ND SEM. TOTAL
ECN 211 Principles of Economics 3 - 3
HIS 305 3 Rs of History - 3 3
HIS 335 or 336 African American History or HIS 370 or 371 African History and Culture 3 - 3
ENG 383 or MUs 234 or FIA 370 African American Literature, Music or Art - 3 3
ENG 286 or 203 or 303 Advanced Composition 3 - 3
Non-Western History Electives (300-400 level) 3 3 6
HIS 439 Recent American History from 1932 to present - 3 3
SCM 285 Principles of Speech 3 - 3
Electives - 3 3
  15 15 30

 

FOURTH YEAR 1ST SEM. 2ND SEM. TOTAL
Electives   5 5
HIS 497 Introduction to Historical Research (FO) 3 - 3
ENG 207, 315 or 316 Literature of the Western World 3 - 3
HIS 494 Internship 3 - 3
History Electives (300-400 level) 3 6 9
POS 431 Modern Theory - 3 3
  12 14 26
(FO)=Taught during Fall Semester only
(SO)=taught during Spring Semester only
    120


Version Date: April 21, 2013