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Bachelor of Arts in History

Course Requirements

General Education Requirements(49 credits)
Biblical Worldview: Regent Cornerstone and Capstone (6 credits)
GENE 100 The Making of the Christian Mind (3 credits)
GENE 402 The Making of a Christian Leader (3 credits)
Biblical Worldview: Christian Foundations (9 credits)
BIBL 103 Old Testament Studies (3 credits)
BIBL 104 New Testament Studies (3 credits)
BIBL 111 Introduction to Christian History and thought (3 credits)
Written and Oral Communication (6 credits)
COMM 110 Public Speaking (3 credits)
ENGL 101 English Composition (3 credits)
Critical Thinking and Analysis (6 credits)
ENGL 102 Research and Academic Writing (3 credits)
PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy (3 credits)
Quantitative and Scientific Literacy (7-8 Credits)
Mathematics (3-4 credits)
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Math 101 Mathematics for Liberal Arts (3 credits)
Math 102 College Algebra (3 credits)
Math 201 Statistics (3 credits)
Math 211 Calculus (4 credits)
Math 220 Discrete Mathematics (3 credits)
Natural Sciences (4 credits)
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BIOL 101 Introduction to Biology with Lab (4 credits)
BIOL 102 Human Biology with Lab (4 credits)
EASC 101 Introduction to Earth Science with Lab (4 credits)
Cultural Perspective (15-16 credits)
Global Studies (3 credits)
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GEOG 101 World Geography (3 credits)
HIST 101 Western Civilization I (3 credits)
HIST 102 Western Civilization II (3 credits)
HIST 211 World History I (3 credits)
HIST 212 World History II (3 credits)
SPAN 101 Introductory Spanish I (4 credits)
SPAN 102 Introductory Spanish II (4 credits)
SPAN 210 Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits)
SPAN 211 Intermediate Spanish I (3 credits)
Literature (3 credits)
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ENGL 205 Literature of the Western World (3 credits)
ENGL 377 Shakespeare (3 credits)
Economics (3 credits)
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ECON 101 Introduction to Economics (3 credits)
ECON 120 Microeconomics (3 credits)
Arts (3 credits)
GENE 200 Art and Culture (3 credits)
U.S. History (3 credits)
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HIST 201 U.S. History I (to 1877) (3 credits)
HIST 202 U.S. History II (from 1877) (3 credits)
Total General Education Credits Required: (49 credits)

Please note: the information shown on these pages is for general reference only. Please refer to the academic catalog in effect at the time of your admission for specific requirements related to general education and other academic programs.

Required Courses for the Major in History (45 credits)
HIST 101 Western Civilization I (3)
HIST 102 Western Civilization II (3)
HIST 201 United States History I (3)
HIST 202 United States History II (3)
HIST 211 World History I (3)
HIST 212 World History II (3)
HIST 301 Historiography and Research Methods of History (3)
HIST 497 Senior Seminar in History (3)
Students majoring in History must also take: Three courses (9 credits) chosen from each of the following three groups. Only one Independent Study course in each group and one Special Topics course in each group may be used to fulfill this requirement.
American History:
HIST 304 European Settlement of Colonial America (3)
HIST 308 Revolutionary and Constitutional History (3)
HIST 312 Jeffersonian and Jacksonian America (3)
HIST 316 Civil War America, 1846-1877 (3)
HIST 324 America in Depression, War, and Recovery (3)
HIST 328 Modern America, 1952 through the Twenty-First Century (3)
HIST 332 African-American History (3)
HIST 336 American Evangelicalism (3)
HIST 340 America in War and Peace (3)
HIST 350 History of Virginia (3)
Ancient, Medieval, and European History
HIST 346 Ancient Greece and the Empires of Alexander the Great (3)
HIST 347 The Roman World (3)
HIST 348 European Middle Ages (3)
HIST 352 Renaissance and Reformation (3)
HIST 357 England (3)
HIST 368 Modern European History, 1648-1914 (3)
HIST 369 Modern European History, 1815-Present (3)
Non-Western History:
HIST 372 History of Global Christianity (3)
HIST 376 History of Modern Asia (3)
HIST 382 History of Latin America (3)
HIST 384 History of Modern Aftrica (3)
HIST 389 History of the Middle East and the Isalamic World (3)
HIST 392 History of Russia and Former Soviet Union (3)
Electives (20-26 credits)
Elective credits can be taken in any discipline (100-400 college-level courses)
Total Degree Hours: 120