University Catalogue

Curriculum in History

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts

History Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

††HIST 101, or
HIST 107G
Western Civilization to 1500
World Civilization to 1500
3 hours
ART 105, or
MUS 151, or
THEA 131G,H
Survey of World Art History I
Introduction to Music
Introduction to the Theatre
3 hours
ENGL 101, or
ENGL 121H, or
ENGL 123HG,H
Freshman Composition
Ancient Epic: Literature and Composition
Topics in Critical Reading and Writing
3 hours
MATH 105 or
151/161G
Finite Mathematics
College Algebra with Fundamentals
College Algebra
3 hours
LS 102 Introduction to Information Research 1 hour
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††HIST 102, or
HIST 108H
Western Civilization since 1500
World Civilization since 1500
3 hours
ART 106, or
MUS 151, or
THEA 131H
Survey of World Art History II
Introduction to Music
Introduction to the Theatre
3 hours
ENGL 102, or
ENGL 122H, or
ENGL 124HG,H
Critical Reading and Writing
Modern Epic: Literature and Composition
Topics in Reading and Research-Based Writing
3 hours
Mathematics
or PHIL 201G
Introduction to Logical Reasoning 3 hours
Natural
Science
G
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

††HIST 201, or
HIST 201HH
American History to 1877
American History to 1877 for Honors Students
3 hours
POLI 201 American Politics 3 hours
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 232H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
Foreign 
Language1
SPAN 101, FREN 101, ITAL 101, LAT, 101, or GERM 101 3 hours
COMM 211G,H Introduction to Public Speaking 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††HIST 202, or
HIST 202HH
American History since 1877
American History since 1877 for Honors Students
3 hours
POLI 202 State and Local Politics 3 hours
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 232H
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
Foreign
Language1
SPAN 102, FREN 102, ITAL 102, LAT 102, or GERM 102 3 hours
Natural
Science2,G
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

††History 
400-level
American3
  3 hours
††Asian/Latin/
Other
History4
  3 hours
PHIL 301, or
PHIL 302, or
PHIL 310, or
PHIL 313, or
PHIL 314
Introduction to Philosophy
The Great Philosophers
Critical Thinking
Ethics
Special Topics in Philosophy
3 hours
Foreign Language1 SPAN 201, FREN 201, ITAL 201, LAT 201, or GERM 201            3 hours
Natural Science 2,G   3 hours
  Total: # hours

 

Second Semester

††History 
400-Level
British/European5
  3 hours
††History 300/
400-Level
Elective
  3 hours
PHIL 315, or
PHIL 320, or
PHIL 321, or
PHIL 416, or
PHIL 417
Philosophy of History
Philosophy and the Arts
Existentialism and Contemporary Philosophy
American Philosophy
Intellectual History
3 hours
Foreign Language1 SPAN 202, FREN 202, ITAL 202, LAT 202, or GERM 202            3 hours
Natural Science 2,G   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

††History 
Elective6
  3 hours
††History 400
level Elective
                                                                                         3 hours
GEOG 300 or
400 Level
Elective
  3 hours
Elective7   3 hours
Elective7   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

Second Semester

††HIST 497 Seminar for Undergraduates in Major Problems
in American History
3 hours
††History 400
level Elective
  3 hours
Political Science
400-level
Elective
  3 hours
Elective7   3 hours
Elective7   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of free electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 

††Major course requiring a grade of “C” or better.
1Twelve (12) semester hours in one foreign language (taken sequentially) are required.
2Both Biological and Physical Sciences, with six hours in a two-semester sequence.
3History 473, 474, 475, 476, 477, 478, 479, 480, 482, 485, 487, 492, 493, 495, 496.
4History 444, 445, 446, 447, 448, 449, 454, 468, 469, 489.
5History 409, 410, 416, 418, 419, 423, 424, 429, 433, 434, 437, 438, 439, 440.
6Majors will acquire Experiential Learning experience by participating in an internship or Study Abroad or writing and presenting an Honors Senior Thesis or independent research project.
7Majors planning to attend graduate or law school are encouraged to consider a Minor in English, Foreign Language, Geography, Philosophy, or Political Science.