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      Book Signing

  The Shop is holding a book signing on a wonderful new book of essays called Duty Calls at Home: Central Pennsylvania Responds to the Great War, 1914 – 1918, Friday September 5th from 5 to 8 p.m. Join Dr. Steven Burg, chair of the Dept. of History and Philosophy, and his students Mary Lee Shade and John Maietta at 33 West High Street, Carlisle PA 17013

History  & Philosophy Semester Kick-Off Ice Cream Social

  THURSDAY September 4th; 3:30pm - 4:30pm at the DHC Fishbowl

Meet our new and returning history majors! Have an  opportunity to chat with your professors! Learn how to get involved with the History Club! Have some free ice cream! We’ll provide the ice cream and toppings, you bring your appetite.

  Sponsored by the Department of History and Philosophy, the History Club, and Phi Alpha Theta.

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History/Philosophy Department

122-124 Dauphin Humanities Center
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257
 

Dr. Steven Burg, Chair 

Janice Reed, Secretary

Tel: 717-477-1621
Fax: 717-477-4062
history@ship.edu 

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History Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Public History Concentration

History-Field of Specialization (36 crs.)

Required (18 crs.)


 

HIS105 

3 crs.

HIS106 

3 crs.

HIS201 Early History of U.S.

3 crs.

HIS202 Recent History of U.S.

3 crs.

HIS203 Theory and Practice of History

3 crs.

HIS397 Seminar in Comparative History

3 crs.

Restricted Electives (12 crs.)


 

American History

3 crs.

European History

3 crs.

Africa/Asia/Latin America

6 crs.

Free Electives in History (6 crs.)


 

At 300 level or above

B.A. history majors are highly encourage to elect a minor(s) or a second major.
 


 

History-Public History Concentration (42 crs.)

Required (18 crs.)


 

HIS105

3 crs.

HIS106 

3 crs.

HIS201 Early History of U.S.

3 crs.

HIS202 Recent History of U.S.

3 crs.

HIS203 Theory and Practice of History

3 crs.

HIS397 Seminar in Comparative History

3 crs.

Restricted Electives (12 crs.)


 

American History

3 crs.

European History

3 crs.

Africa/Asia/Latin America

6 crs.

Public History Methods (6 crs.)


 

Required 


 

HIS319 Introduction to Applied History

3 crs.

Select one 


 

HIS413 Pennsylvania History
 

3 crs.

HIS430 U.S. Cultural History
 

3 crs.

HIS433 Oral History
 

3 crs.

HIS 490 Selected Topics (with advisement)
 

3 crs.
 

Required Internship 

 

HIS 387/389

HIS 391
 

6 crs.

3 crs.

3 crs.
 

Portfolio Requirement: For assessment and career development purposes, all B.A. and B.S.Ed. majors are required to assemble and submit a portfolio documenting their academic growth and their major accomplishments.

Note: All students completing a Bachelor of Arts degree are required to attain proficiency in a foreign language. Proficiency may be satisfied by completing a language class at the 103 (intermediate) level or three years of any one foreign language in high school. Students may also meet this requirement through AP testing or CLEP testing.