Professor Malvasi, Department Chair; Professors Fischbach & Jefferson; Associate Professors Bergmann & Munson; Assistant Professors Throckmorton & Watkinson; Visiting Assistant Professor Redfern; Adjunct Instructors Ambrogi, Morris, & Weidner; and Emeritus Professors Porter, Reinhardt, & Scanlon.
1. Must complete six hours (2-courses) in American history from the following - HIST 211, 212, 301, 302, 321, 322, 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, 332*, 333, 337, 338, 339, 342, AMST 351;
2. Must complete six hours (2-courses) in European history - HIST 226, 230, 241, 242, 250, 303, 311, 312, 354, 355, 371, 372, 375, 376, 380, 386, 387;
3. Must complete six hours (2-courses) in any combination, of non-western subjects from the following fields: Asia - HIST 221, 290, 391, 392, 394, 395, 396, 397; Slavery - HIST 332*; Latin America - HIST 251; Middle East - HIST 281, 282, 361, 367; or, Native American - HIST 320;
4. Must complete twelve hours (4 courses) selected from the entire list of history courses not previously taken for credit, and numbered 200 or higher; and,5. Must complete HIST 401 - Capstone.
Courses taken abroad, special topics courses, and 400-level courses can also satisfy these distribution requirements; please consult with the department chair. *History 332 may be counted towards the major under the American or the non-western designation on the major or minor, but not both. A minimum grade of C- is required in all courses used on the history major or the minor as is a minimum GPA of 2.0 for all courses in the major or minor.
HISTORY MINORA minor in History consists of five three-hour history courses (15 hours) numbered 200 and higher, with at least one course from each of the areas defined under the Major -- American, European, and non-Western history.
TEACHER CERTIFICATIONThe program requirements of a student planning to minor in education for the purpose of certification (both elementary and secondary) vary slightly from those of other history majors: 1. HIST 111-112 is required for all history majors seeking an education minor and meets the AOK requirement. Do not enroll in HIST 100-101.2. Elementary education minors:
A. 4 courses, 12-hours, in American history (2 of these courses must be HIST 211-212); B. 2 courses, 6-hours, in European history; C. 2 courses, 6-hours, in non-Western history; D. 2 courses, 6- hours, History electives (HIST 319 - Geographical History is recommended, but not required); and,E. HIST 401 (Capstone): successful completion of the student teaching portion of the EDUC minor will constitute the capstone in the major.
3. Secondary education minors: Students seeking certification at the secondary level must be certified social studies, which includes:
A. 4 courses, 12-hours, in American history (2 of these courses must be HIST 211-212); B. 2 courses, 6-hours, in European history; C. 2 courses, 6-hours, in non-Western history;D. HIST 319 - Geographical History (offered fall semesters, alternate years)*;E. 1 course, 3-hours, history elective;F. ECON 201 or 202, or their equivalents;G. PSCI 201 or 202, or their equivalents;H. HIST 401 (Capstone): successful completion of the student teaching portion of the EDUC minor will constitute the capstone in the major. *If students are unable to complete HIST 319, they must enroll in another geography course approved by the department and complete a second history elective.NOTE: All students must complete HIST 100-101 or HIST 111-112 before taking other history courses. The HIST 111-112 sequence is offered primarily for students planning to meet the requirements of teacher certification; most students should complete their AOK requirement in HIST 100-101. Courses from the two sequences cannot be mixed.
History classroom, Randolph-Macon College, date unknown