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 101H, or
HIST 107G
Western Civilization to 1500
Western Civilization to 1500 for Honors Students
World Civilization to 1500
3 hours
ART 105 or
MUS 151 or
THEA 131G
Survey of World Art History I
Introduction to Music
Introduction to the Theatre
3 hours
ENGL 101 or
ENGL 101HG
Freshman Composition
Freshman Composition Honors
3 hours
MATH 105 or
MATH 151 or
MATH 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 102H or
HIST 108
Western Civilization since 1500
Western Civilization since 1500 for Honors Students
World Civilization since 1500
3 hours
ART 106 or
MUS 151 or
THEA 131
Survey of World Art History II
Introduction to Music
Introduction to the Theatre
3 hours
ENGL 102 or
ENGL 102HG
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors
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 201H
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 232G
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 Introduction to Public Speaking 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††HIST 202 or
HIST 202H
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 232
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: 15 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 
Experiential6
  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
††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.