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Department of History
University of Mississippi

History Major Requirements before 2014-2015 Academic Year

Students who were enrolled at the University of Mississippi prior to the 2014-15 academic year have the option of using the following course requirements for a B.A. in History or the course requirements for a B.A. in History listed above.  Please contact your advisor for more information

Requirements for a B.A. in History
A major in history for the B.A. degree consists of a minimum of 33 semester hours and must show a reasonable balance between United States and non-United States courses. All history majors must take History 120 and one other non-U.S. 100-level course (selected from HST 121, 160, 170 or 180). One additional 100-level course, including either of the U.S. surveys (HST 130 and 131), may also be applied to the major, but is not required. All history majors must also take one advanced research course (HST 494, 498, or 499). At least six hours of 300- or 400-level courses must be outside United States history and outside European history since 1648. The following courses meet this last requirement: 301, 302, 305, 306, 307, 309, 310, 311, 317, 319, 321, 322, 323, 350, 351, 360, 361, 362, 363, 366, 367, 368, 370, 375, 381, 382, 383, 387, 388, 389, 482. Additionally, 481, 494, 498, and 499 may also be applied toward this requirement with the approval of the department chair.

Other Academic Requirements
A minimum grade of C is required in all History courses applied by a student toward either a major or minor in history.