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  Dec 17, 2017
Fitchburg State University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

History, B.A.

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Eric Budd

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

  • Fifteen 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
  • History majors are required to take two courses in Political Science, which must include either POLS 1000—United States Government or POLS 1400—Introduction to Comparative Politics.


* Computer Literacy and Speaking/Listening Requirement

** Reading Historical Landscapes is suggested to be taken prior to Constructing History.

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