History (B.A.)

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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

2014-2015 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

  • FGCU General Education Program (GEP) (36 hrs)
    Refer to the General Education Program for more information.

    1. Communication (6 hrs)
      1. ENC 1101 (3)
      2. ENC 1102 (3)
    2. Mathematics (6 hrs)
      1. STA 2023 (3)
    3. Humanities (9 hrs)
      1. HUM 2510 (3)
    4. Social Sciences (6-9 hrs
      1. AMH 2010 or AMH 2020 recommended (3)
      2. WOH 1023 or WOH 1030 recommended (3)
    5. Natural Sciences (6-9 hrs)

      Note: At least one Natural Sciences course must include a laboratory or field component. Courses meeting this requirement contain a “C” or “L” in their course numbers. Each combined lecture and laboratory course (marked with a C) is equivalent to taking the lecture and laboratory separately.

  • Common Prerequisites
    • 6 hours in introductory history courses with AFH, AMH, ASH, EUH, HIS, LAH, or WOH prefixes (GEP).

  • Required Courses in the Major (9 hrs)
    • HIS 3064 Theories and Methods in History (3)
    • HIS 4936 Pro-Seminar in History (3)
    • IDS 3300 Foundations of Civic Engagement (3)

  • Electives in the Major (33 hrs)
    1. Select 3 hours 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)

    2. Select 3 hours 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 in Latin America (3)
      • LAH 4431 Conquest and Colonization of 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 Atlantic World to 1810 (3)

    3. Select 27 hours from the following.  Courses completed to fulfill requirements in 4A (above) and 4B (above), cannot be used to fulfill requirements in 4C.
      • 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 History to 1750 (3)
      • AMH 3130 American Revolution Constitution (3)
      • AMH 3141 United States History 1800-1860 (3)
      • AMH 3172 The Civil War (3)
      • AMH 3201 The United States History 1877-1929 (3)
      • AMH 3252 The United States since 1929 (3)
      • AMH 3312 History 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 Cold War Era (3)
      • AMH 4428 Southwest Florida History (3)
      • AMH 4512 Diplomatic History of the U.S. (3)
      • AMH 4550 Constitutional History of the United States (3)
      • ASH 3323 Modern South Asia (3)
      • ASH 3384 Women in Mod South Asian History (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 & 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 (3)
      • HIS 3938 Issues in Interdisciplinary History (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 in Latin America (3)
      • LAH 4431 Conquest & Colonization of 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 in the Early Modern World (3)
      • WOH 4225 Atlantic World to 1810 (3)
      • WOH 4240 World War I (3)

        Or any 3000-4999 Level AMH, AFH, ASH, EUH, HIS, LAH, WOH courses


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

 

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED:   120 HRS

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum of 120 credit hours.
  • A minimum of 48 of the 120 hours must be at the upper division (3000 - 4999) level.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • A minimum grade of C for each course used to satisfy the following categories: common prerequisites, required courses in the major, and electives in the major.
  • Satisfaction of the Communication and Computation 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.

Transfer Notes and Acceptable Substitutes

The following substitutions are acceptable for common prerequisites and must be completed with a grade of C or better

  • For AMH 2010 and WOH 1023 substitute any 6 hours in History introductory courses with AFH, AMH, ASH, EUH, LAH, HIS, or WOH prefixes.

For All Majors: Students are strongly recommended to select required lower division electives that will enhance their General Education coursework and that will support their intended baccalaureate degree program. Students should consult with an academic advisor in their major degree area.

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: 9/30/2014.