Missouri State University

Office of the Registrar

Undergraduate Catalog

2014-15 preliminary edition, April 2014

History

Major(s)

History (Non-Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Arts
  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog

  2. Major Requirements (39 hours):

    1. Core Requirements (18 hours)

      1. HST 121(3) and 122(3)

      2. HST 210(3), 390(3), 598(3)

      3. One of the following: HST 392(3), 393(3), 394(3)

    2. Complete 6 hours of courses chosen from two of the following areas:

      1. Africa: HST 323(3), 335(3)
      2. Asia: HST 380(3), 381(3), 571(3)

      3. Latin America: HST 350(3), 587(3), 588(3)

      4. Middle East: HST 370(3), 371(3), 541(3), 542(3), 543(3), 544(3), 573(3), 574(3)

      5. Interregional and Cross-Regional: HST 340(3), 344(3), 383(3), 563(3)

    3. Complete 3 hours in European history:  HST 343(3), 353(3), 355(3), 356(3), 360(3), 361(3), 545(3), 548(3), 549(3), 551(3), 553(3), 559(3), 562(3), 566(3)

    4. Complete 3 hours in United States history: HST 315(3), 324(3), 329(3), 330(3), 331(3), 332(3), 375(3), 509(3), 510(3), 515(3), 516(3), 517(3), 518(3), 519(3), 521(3), 523(3), 524(3), 525(3), 528(3), 531(3), 536(3), 537(3), 538(3)

    5. Complete an additional 9 hours of upper division history courses: HST 315(3), 323(3), 324(3), 329(3), 330(3), 331(3), 332(3), 335(3), 340(3), 343(3), 344(3), 350(3), 353(3), 355(3), 356(3), 360(3), 361(3), 370(3), 371(3), 375(3), 380(3), 381(3), 383(3), 509(3), 510(3), 515(3), 516(3), 517(3), 518(3), 519(3), 521(3), 523(3), 524(3), 525(3), 528(3), 531(3), 536(3), 537(3), 538(3), 541(3), 542(3), 543(3), 544(3), 545(3), 548(3), 549(3), 551(3), 553(3), 559(3), 562(3), 563(3), 566(3), 571(3), 573(3), 574(3), 587(3), 588(3)

    6. Of courses in numbered items 2, 3, 4, and 5 above:

      1. At least two must be pre-modern history courses: HST 315(3), 323(3), 324(3), 330(3), 331(3), 335(3), 340(3), 343(3), 344(3), 350(3), 360(3), 370(3), 380(3), 383(3), 509(3), 510(3), 515(3), 516(3), 517(3), 518(3), 538(3), 541(3), 542(3), 544(3), 545(3), 548(3), 549(3), 573(3), 574(3), 587(3)

      2. At least two must be modern history courses: HST 315(3), 323(3), 324(3), 329(3), 330(3), 331(3), 332(3), 335(3), 340(3), 350(3), 353(3), 355(3), 356(3), 361(3), 370(3), 371(3), 375(3), 381(3), 383(3), 509(3), 510(3), 515(3), 516(3), 517(3), 519(3), 521(3), 523(3), 524(3), 525(3), 528(3), 531(3), 536(3), 537(3), 538(3), 543(3), 544(3), 551(3), 553(3), 559(3), 562(3), 563(3), 566(3), 571(3), 587(3), 588(3)

      3. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of HST 598(3).

  3. Minor Required (or second major)

  4. Specific Requirements for Bachelor of Arts Degree - see Specific Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements section of catalog

  5. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog

Minor(s)

History

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Social Work
  1. HST 103(3) or 104(3); HST 121(3) or 122(3)

  2. Select one of the following courses: HST 323(3), 335(3), 350(3), 370(3), 371(3), 380(3), 381(3), 541(3), 542(3), 543(3), 544(3), 571(3), 573(3), 574(3), 587(3)

  3. Select nine additional hours in history for a total of 18 hours in minor.

History

Bachelor of Science in Education
(Non-Certifiable)
  1. HST 103(3), 104(3), 121(3), 122(3)

  2. Select one survey course in African, Asian, Latin American or Middle East civilization: HST 335(3), 350(3), 370(3), 371(3), 380(3), 381(3)

  3. Select one course in U.S. History: HST 315(3), 324(3), 329(3), 330(3), 331(3), 332(3), 340(3), 375(3), 509(3), 510(3), 515(3), 516(3), 517(3), 518(3), 519(3), 521(3), 523(3), 524(3), 525(3), 528(3), 531(3), 536(3), 537(3), 538(3)

  4. Select one course in European History: HST 340(3), 343(3), 353(3), 355(3), 356(3), 360(3), 361(3), 541(3), 542(3), 543(3), 545(3), 548(3), 549(3), 551(3), 553(3), 559(3), 562(3), 563(3), 564(3), 566(3)

  5. Select three hours of upper division electives in history

  6. In addition, the student must also complete PLS 101(3), ECO 155(3); GRY 100(3); and SOC 150(3)

Accelerated master's degree in history

Eligible history majors may apply for preliminary acceptance into the History program after admission requirements for the accelerated master's option have been satisfied. Once accepted, students will be able to take up to 9 hours of graduate-level history courses that apply to both their undergraduate and graduate programs (Mixed Credit). Once accepted, students can take HST 701 Historiography which will count toward both degrees and will meet the HST 390 Historiography requirement for a history major. This option gives eligible undergraduate students the opportunity to complete their bachelor's and master's degrees in five years (ten semester and a summer). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for more information.

For courses to be designated as Mixed Credit, the graduate advisor, undergraduate department head, and Graduate College dean must approve by signing the Permission for Mixed Credit form. This form must be provided to the Office of the Registrar in Carrington Hall 320 no later than the end of the Change of Schedule Period for the semester.