Bachelor of Arts in History

General

Program Description

History at UNA is dynamic, creative, and focused on experiences that will develop critical thinking skills, communication skills, and prepare graduates for exciting careers. Award-winning faculty and exciting programs provide opportunities for study abroad, internships, and exciting cultural experiences both on and off campus!


Mission Statement

The Department of History at the University of North Alabama is committed to teaching, research and scholarly excellence, and providing service to the university and to the community. The department provides a foundation of historical knowledge and develops critical thinking, reading, research, and writing skills in its majors. We affirm a commitment to diversity and to fostering an inclusive community characterized by respect for all, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, social class, religion, culture, sexual orientations, or language.


Degree Requirements

Requirements for a B.S. with a major in History Credit Hours
General Education Component 41
History Core Requirements 36
  • World Civilization (HI 101 and HI 102)
6
  • United States History (HI 201 and HI 202)
6
  • History & Historical Research (HI 301W)
3
  • History Electives (300-400 level) in United States History
6
  • History Electives (300-400 level) in non-United States History
6
  • Additional History Electives (300-400 level)
9
  • Senior Thesis (HI 495)
0
A minor or second major is required for this degree.
Minors typically require 18 to 24 hours. Hours required for majors vary.
(18-24)
General electives if required to bring the total credit hours to 120 (19-25)
Total hours required for graduation 120

All majors must complete the PRAXIS II as a required exit exam.

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in History Credit Hours
General Education Component
Area I (Written Composition) 1 6
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts) 12
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics) 11
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences) 12
Area V
Major Core Requirements in History
6
6
HI 301W History and Historical Research 3 3
Select twenty-one hours of History Electives (300-400 levels) 4 21
HI 495 Senior Thesis 0
Minor
A minor, second major or second degree is required for this major 18-24
General Elective
as required, to bring total to 120
All majors must complete the PRAXIS II as a required exit exam.
Total Hours 95-101

1 For Bachelor of Arts degree, 6 hours of a required foreign language at the introductory level.

2 These courses are required in the major if not completed as part of the General Education component.

3 Fulfills computer literacy requirement.

4 Including at least six hours in United States history and six hours in non-United States history.


Tuition & Fees

Alabama Resident Non-Resident
1-11 Hours $277.00/hour $554.00/hour
12-18 Hours $4,155.00 flat rate $8,310.00 flat rate
Last updated December 2018

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