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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

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


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The student learning outcomes for this degree are located at http://www.niu.edu/assessment/clearinghouse/outcomes/index.shtml.

Check departmental information for any additional requirements.

Requirements in Department (40)


Students must successfully complete HIST 395, and at least one 400-level NIU history course (excluding HIST 400 and HIST 496) before taking HIST 495. At least two such 400-level NIU history courses (excluding HIST 400, HIST 495, and HIST 496) are required to complete the major.

Two of the following (6)


Two of the following (6)


Seven courses at the 300-400 level


Seven courses at the 300-400 level with a minimum of one course in each of Group A, B, and C; and four additional electives.

Group A:


Group B:


Group C:


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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