History (B.A.)

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

http://www.fgcu.edu/cas/history/
(239) 590-7196

2015-2016 Catalog Year

Program Admission Requirements

  • Submit an FGCU Undergraduate Admission Application and satisfy all applicable university admission requirements.
  • Complete common prerequisites with a grade of C or better.
  • Attend an orientation session.
  • Sign an Advising Agreement document.

Program Requirements

To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  • FGCU General Education Program (http://www.fgcu.edu/general_education/)

  • Common Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course

    FGCU Course: Choose 6 credits with a prefix of AFH, AMH, EUH, WOH, LAH, ASH or HIS
    Acceptable Substitute: (AFHXXXX or AMHXXXX or EUHXXXX or WOHXXXX or LAHXXXX or ASHXXXX or HISXXXX ) and (AFHXXXX or AMHXXXX or EUHXXXX or WOHXXXX or LAHXXXX or ASHXXXX or HISXXXX)

  • Required Courses in the Major (9 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    HIS 3064 Theories and Methods in History (3)
    HIS 4936 Pro-Seminar in History (3)
    IDS 3300 Foundations of Civic Engagement (3)

  • Restricted Electives in the Major (33 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    Select 3 credits from the following:
    AMH 3561 Women in America to 1870 (3)
    AMH 3562 Women in America since 1870 (3)
    AMH 3571 African-Amer History to 1865 (3)
    AMH 3572 African-Amer History since 1865 (3)
    AMH 3580 American Indian History (3)

    Select 3 credits from the following:
    AFH 3100 African History to 1850 (3)
    AFH 3200 African History since 1850 (3)
    AFH 3443 East and Southern Africa (3)
    AFH 3454 The Horn of Africa (3)
    ASH 3323 Modern South Asia (3)
    ASH 3404 Modern China (3)
    ASH 3550 Post-Colonial India (3)
    ASH 4442 History of Modern Japan (3)
    EUH 4610 Women & Family in the Middle Ages (3)
    EUH 4682 Modern Jewish History (3)
    LAH 3130 Colonial Latin America (3)
    LAH 3200 Modern Latin America (3)
    LAH 3470 History of the Caribbean (3)
    LAH 3724 Race in Latin America (3)
    LAH 3732 Popular Culture Latin America (3)
    LAH 4431 Conquest & Colonization Mexico (3)
    WOH 3044 20th Century World History (3)
    WOH 3221 Women in World History (3)
    WOH 3231 Genocide in World History (3)
    WOH 4225 The Atlantic World to 1810 (3)

    Select 27 credits from the following.  Courses completed to fulfill requirements in the first two groups of this section cannot be used to fulfill requirements in this third group.
    AFH 3100 African History to 1850 (3)
    AFH 3200 African History since 1850 (3)
    AFH 3443 East and Southern Africa (3)
    AFH 3454 The Horn of Africa (3)
    AMH 3110 American Colonial Hist to 1750 (3)
    AMH 3130 AM Revolution/Constitution (3)
    AMH 3141 U.S. History 1800-1860 (3)
    AMH 3172 The Civil War (3)
    AMH 3201 The U.S., History 1877-1929 (3)
    AMH 3252 The U.S. since 1929 (3)
    AMH 3312 Hist. of Sexuality in America (3)
    AMH 3421 Early Florida (3)
    AMH 3423 Modern Florida (3)
    AMH 3442 North American Frontiers (3)
    AMH 3561 Women in America to 1870 (3)
    AMH 3562 Women in America since 1870 (3)
    AMH 3571 African-Amer History to 1865 (3)
    AMH 3572 African-Amer History since 1865 (3)
    AMH 3580 American Indian History (3)
    AMH 4270 US in the Cold War (3)
    AMH 4428 Southwest Florida History (3)
    AMH 4512 Diplomatic History of the U.S. (3)
    AMH 4550 Constitutional History of the U.S. (3)
    ASH 3323 Modern South Asia (3)
    ASH 3384 Women in Mod South Asian Hist (3)
    ASH 3404 Modern China (3)
    ASH 3550 Post-Colonial India (3)
    ASH 4442 History of Modern Japan (3)
    EUH 3121 Fall of Rome/Barbarian Kingdoms (3)
    EUH 3122 High & Later Middle Ages (3)
    EUH 3142 Renaissance and Reformation (3)
    EUH 3241 The Holocaust (3)
    EUH 3465 Nazi Germany (3)
    EUH 3502 Modern Britain (3)
    EUH 3530 British Empire & Commonwealth (3)
    EUH 3572 Russian History 1865-1991 (3)
    EUH 4124 The Crusades (3)
    EUH 4180 Medieval Heresy & Inquisition (3)
    EUH 4610 Women & Family in Middle Ages (3)
    EUH 4682 Modern Jewish History (3)
    HIS 3065 Introduction to Public History (3)
    HIS 3470 History of Science & Technology (3)
    HIS 3930 Special Topics in History (3)
    HIS 3938 Issues Interdisciplinary Hist (3)
    HIS 4104 Philosophy of History (3)
    HIS 4900 Directed Readings (1-4)
    HIS 4920 Colloquium in History (3)
    HIS 4931 Special Topics (3)
    HIS 4940 Internship in History (1-6)
    LAH 3130 Colonial Latin America (3)
    LAH 3200 Modern Latin America (3)
    LAH 3470 History of the Caribbean (3)
    LAH 3724 Race in Latin America (3)
    LAH 3732 Popular Culture Latin America (3)
    LAH 4431 Conquest & Colonization Mexico (3)
    WOH 3044 20th Century World History (3)
    WOH 3221 Women in World History (3)
    WOH 3231 Genocide in World History (3)
    WOH 4200 Witchcraft Early Modern World (3)
    WOH 4225 The Atlantic World to 1810 (3)
    WOH 4240 World War I (3)
    Or any 3000-4999 Level AFH, AMH, ASH, EUH, HIS, LAH, WOH courses

  • University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

 

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED:   120 HRS

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum of 120 credits.
  • A minimum of 48 of the 120 credits must be at the upper division (3000 - 4999) level.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • Satisfaction of the College-Level Skills and foreign language entrance requirements.
  • Satisfaction of the Service Learning requirement (See www.fgcu.edu/connect)
  • Satisfaction of the residency requirement: thirty of the last sixty credits must be completed at FGCU.
  • Completion of the summer course enrollment requirement.
  • Submit an online Application for Graduation via Gulfline by the deadline listed in the FGCU Academic Calendar.

The information contained in this catalog excerpt is intended for informational purposes only. Every effort is made to provide this information as accurately as possible at the time of publication; however, the university reserves the right to revise any section or part without notice or obligation.
Printed on: 9/3/2015.