History and Government, BS

120 hrs. + 3 hrs. PE = 123

 

First Year

Fall Semester

Hrs.

Spring Semester

Hrs.

ENGL 1101 - Composition I 

3

ENGL 1102 - Composition II 

3

MATH 1001 (or higher)

3

HIST 2111 - United States History I 

3

Area D Elective with Lab Science 

4

Area D Elective with Lab Science 

4

COMM 1100 OR COMM 1110 

3

Area E Social Science Elective 

3

POLS 1101 - American Government 

3

Area B Elective HUMN 1100 - Topics in the Humanities  

 

1

 

 

Physical Ed. Activity - PHED 11XX     

 

1

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

16

TOTAL

15

 

Milestones: Complete Area A and B. History and Political Science courses require a grade of “C” or better.

 

Second Year

Fall Semester

Hrs.

Spring Semester

Hrs.

Area C Literature Elective 

3

POLS 2201 - State and Local Government

 

3

HIST 1112 OR POLS 2401 

3

Area C Fine Arts Elective 

3

Area F Elective 

3

POLS 2101 - Introduction to Political Science 

3

HIST 2112 - United States History II 

3

Area F Elective

 

3

Area D MATH 1401 - Elementary Statistics  

 

3

Area E Social Science Elective

 

3

PHED 1100 - Health & Wellness 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

17

TOTAL

15

 

Milestones: Complete Area C, D, E, and F (including required Area F courses). History and Political Science courses require a grade of “C” or better.

 

Third Year

Fall Semester

Hrs.

Spring Semester

Hrs.

HIST Elective 

3

HIST Elective 

 

3

HIST Elective

 

3

HIST Elective 

 

3

General Elective  

 

3

General Elective   

 

3

POLS Elective

 

3

 POLS Elective

 

3

POLS Elective

 

3

POLS Elective  

 

3

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

15

TOTAL

15

 

Milestones: History and Political Science courses require a grade of “C” or better. Study for GRE or LSAT in summer. Complete Internship during Summer.

 

Third Year Summer

HIST 4790A*  - 3 hr. History Internship OR

POLS 4790A * - 3 hr. Political Science Internship

*Internship must be completed before or during the final semester. Most students choose to complete their internships during the summer between the junior and senior year, preserving a lighter final semester to complete their Senior Project.

 

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Hrs.

Spring Semester

Hrs.

RESM 3060 or RESM 3050 

3

HIST 4790A OR POLS 4790A (if not completed during the previous Summer Term) 

3

HIST Elective 

 

3

RLST 4980  OR RLST 4990  

 

3

General Elective

 

3

HIST Elective

 

3

General Elective

 

3

POLS Elective

 

3

POLS Elective

 

3

General Elective

 

3

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

15

TOTAL

12 - 15

 

Milestones: History and Political Science courses require a grade of “C” or better. Schedule and take GRE or LSAT during Fall Semester and submit applications for graduate school.