What's New?

  • Congratulations to Dr. Gretchen Pierce on the publication of her book, Alcohol in Latin America: A Social and Cultural History, from the University of Arizona Press!

  • The History/Philosophy Department's Major's Meeting will take place on Thursday, April 6 from 3:45-4:45 pm in Dauphin Humanities 151. All majors, minors, and graduate students are invited to enjoy cookies, coffee,cocoa, and socializing from 3:15-3:45 pm outside DHC 151.

  • Peer Tutoring for Students in History Classes Begins!

  • The SU History Club meets Monday night in Dauphin Humanities 205. Contact President Aaya Kingsbury for more information: ak9515@ship.edu

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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.