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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History (B.A. or B.S.)


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Check departmental information for any additional requirements.

Requirements in Department (40)


Students must successfully complete HIST 391, and at least one 400-level NIU history course (excluding HIST 400 and HIST 496) before taking HIST 491. At least two such 400-level NIU history courses (excluding HIST 400, HIST 491, and HIST 496) are required  complete the major.

Seven courses at the 300-400 level (21)


Seven courses at the 300-400 level from courses in the following fields with a maximum of four courses in any field (21)

  • Ancient and medieval history
  • Asian and African history
  • European history (including British)
  • Global History
  • Latin American history
  • Russian history
  • United States history

Requirements outside Department (B.A., 0-12; B.S., 10-15)


For the B.A. degree
Fulfillment of B.A. foreign language requirement (0-12)
See “Foreign Language Requirement for the B.A. Degree” in the Other Graduation Requirements section of this catalog.

For the B.S. degree
Laboratory science/mathematical/computational skills sequence (10-15)
See “College Requirement for the B.S. Degree” in the Other Graduation Requirements section of this catalog.

Total Hours for a Major in History: 40-52 (B.A.) OR 50-55 (B.S.)


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