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  Jan 16, 2018
Fitchburg State University 2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, B.S.

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Eric Budd

Associate Professors
Assistant Professors
Laura Baker Christine Dee Katherine Jewell
Benjamin Lieberman   Daniel Sarefield
John Paul   Joseph R. Wachtel
René Reeves   Reid Weber
Teresa Thomas    

Objectives for the Program in History

The History program offers a variety of courses to all students.  It provides a strong foundation in European, World and United States history.

The program offers a major and minor in history, as well as provisional certification for teaching history.

Requirements for the Major in History

The Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in History require 36 hours of course work. BA and BS candidates in History must have a minor in another discipline. BA and BS candidates for History with Initial Teacher Licensure are not required to have a minor in another discipline.

Required Courses

Additional Requirements

  • One upper-level elective from each of the following areas: European History, U.S. History, Non-Western (Asia, Africa, or Latin America)
  • Nine semester hours of History electives
  • All History majors, whether licensure-track or straight history, must take either MATH 1200  or MATH 1700  as a mathematics requirement.
  • The Bachelor of Arts also requires foreign language proficiency at the intermediate level


* Computer Literacy and Speaking/Listening Requirement

** Junior/Senior Writing Requirement 

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