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2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

History, B.A.

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Tulsa Curriculum Requirements (53 hours)

General Curriculum (25 hours)****

  • Block I Aesthetic Inquiry and Creative Experience (6 hours)
  • Block II Historical and Social Interpretation (12 hours)
  • Block III Scientific Investigation (7 hours including one lab)


*AS 1001  is required for freshmen matriculating at TU immediately after graduating from high school.

**AS 2001  is required for sophomores.

***Language requirement may vary depending upon placement.

****No more than two courses from any one discipline may be used to fulfill General Curriculum requirements. Two courses must be taken which meet the Cultural Diversity and Gender Studies requirement.

Some students may be required to take ENGL 1004 Introduction to College Writing  and MATH 1053 College Algebra .

Major Requirements (33 hours)

A minimum of 33 credit hours in history courses, excluding history courses taken to meet general curriculum requirements, is required for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in history. No more than 39 credit hours may be credited toward that degree.

Lower Division Requirements

Three courses at the 2000 level. Of these three courses, three different fields must be represented. Majors are to select three fields from among the following:

Ancient (Mediterranean and Near East, China and Japan, the Americas)
Modern World (China and Japan, the Americas, Piratica)
U.S. (U.S., Native America, U.S. and the World)
Europe and Russia (Medieval and Modern)

Upper Division Requirements

  • (This course must be taken directly after declaring the history major.)
  • Seven courses at the 3000- and 4000-level. Of these seven courses, at least three different fields must be represented. Majors are to select three fields from among the following:
    Greece and Rome
    China and Japan
    Europe and Russia
    The Americas
  • One 4000-level seminar

General Electives (23-26 hours)

Minor (12-15 hours)

Total: 124 hours

Teacher Certification

Students seeking secondary teacher certification in history must also complete requirements for a second major in education described under the School of Urban Education . In addition, teacher certification requires proficiency in a second language at the novice level.