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.


What's New?!

Tea and History with Dr. Betty Dessants, Monday, Apr. 11, 2-2:30 pm, DHC Fishbowl

On Monday, April 11, 2016, from 2-2:30 pm in the DHC Fishbowl, the History/Philosophy Department and the Shippensburg University Women in History Network will be hosting a Russian Tea with Dr. Betty Dessants, Shippensburg University Professor of History. Dr. Dessants will be discussing how she became interested in history, her challenges, observations, and career as a professional historian. Come join us for tea and great conversation with Dr. Dessants!

A View from the History Classroom: A Talk with Mr. Chris Pavone, Monday, Apr. 11, 7:30 pm DHC 205

The History Alumni Mentoring Network & the History/Philosophy Department are proud to welcome back to campus Mr. Chris Pavone,a recent graduate of the department who is now teaching social studies at Waynesboro Area Senior High School. He will be sharing about his experiences at Ship in the history education program, and his journey from the campus to the high school classroom. The talk will be Monday, April 11 at 7:30 pm in Dauphin Humanities Center 205.

Department Spring Newsletter is Now Available!

To view the Spring Newsletter for the History Department: Click Here!

Join us for the SU History Club meeting every Monday this Spring Semester

Location: Dauphin Humanities (DHC) 205

Time: 7:30pm 

For more information, contact History Club President: Tyler Newcomer Email: tn9044@ship.edu