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2017-2018 General Catalog
Louisiana State University
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 General Catalog

History, B.A.


 

History


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .
SEMESTER 2: HIST 1001 /HIST 1005  or HIST 1003 /HIST 1007 .
SEMESTER 3: HIST 1001 /HIST 1005  or HIST 1003 /HIST 1007 ; First Course in Foreign Language Sequence; Admission to the College.
SEMESTER 4: HIST 2055 /HIST 2057 ; Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence.
SEMESTER 5: HIST 2055 /HIST 2057 ; ENGL 2000 .

Students majoring in history must complete 33 semester hours. These hours must include:

A- Lower-level requirements: HIST 1001  or HIST 1005 , HIST 1003  or HIST 1007 , HIST 2055 , HIST 2057 .

B- Distribution requirements: at least three hours in history courses 2000 or above (excluding HIST 2055  and HIST 2057 ) must be taken in each of the following general subject areas: U.S. History, European History, and World History (Latin American, Asian, and African)

C- Upper-level requirements: at least 15 semester hours in history courses 3000 or above. Students are strongly encouraged to ensure that these 15 hours include at least one of the following: a history seminar HIST 3117 HIST 3118 HIST 3119 ; a history internship; or a history service-learning course. Students majoring in history must also complete at least six credit hours in Humanities courses that do not include history courses. Fundamental courses in economics, geography, political science, psychology, and sociology are also recommended.

Consult “Degree Requirements of the College ” in this section of the catalog for specific instructions regarding approved electives and foreign language requirements.

Consult “General Education ” section of the catalog for the general education requirements.

Semester 1


Total Semester Hours: 16


Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 13


Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 16-15


Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 16-15


Semester 5


 CRITICAL: HIST 2055 /HIST 2057 ; ENGL 2000 .

  • Approved History Electives [HIST 3117 /HIST 3118 /HIST 3119  encouraged] (6)
  • General Education course - Social Sciences (3)
  • Approved Electives (6-7)

Total Semester Hours: 15-16


Semester 6


  • Approved History Elective [History internship or History service-learning encouraged] (3)
  • General Education course - Humanities (3)
  • General Education course - Social Sciences (2000-level) (3)
  • Approved Electives (6-7)

Total Semester Hours: 15-16


Semester 7


  • Approved History Electives (6)
  • Approved Electives (9)

Total Semester Hours: 15


Semester 8


  • Approved History Electives (6)
  • Approved Electives (8)

Total Semester Hours: 14


120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If two course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, the additional three hour course must be taken from the life sciences, and vice versa.

Area of Concentration


Secondary Education - History


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: HIST 1001 /HIST 1005  or HIST 1003 /HIST 1007 ; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 3: HIST 1001 /HIST 1005  or HIST 1003 /HIST 1007 ; First Course in Foreign Language Sequence; Admission to the College; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 4: HIST 2055 /HIST 2057 ; Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 5: HIST 2055 /HIST 2057 ; ENGL 2000 ; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.

Semester 1

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2

Total Semester Hours: 13

Semester 3

Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 4

Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 5

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 6

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 7

Total Semester Hours: 12-14

Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem. Hrs.

1 - If two course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, the additional three hour course must be taken from the life sciences, and vice versa.

2 - Area requirements I: complete nine hours in one of the following: 1) ECON 2000 , ECON 2010 , ECON 2035 ; or 2) three hours from GEOG 1001 , GEOG 1003 , ANTH 1003 ; three hours from GEOG 2050 , GEOG 2051 ; three hours from GEOG 4031 , GEOG 4052 , ANTH 4023 , ANTH 4053 , GEOG 4073 , GEOG 4077 ; or 3) POLI 2051 , POLI 2056 ; and three hours in a  POLI course, at the 3000-level or above.

3 - Area requirements II: Complete nine hours in one of the fields not chosen for Area Requirements I: 1) ECON 2000 , ECON 2010 , ECON 2035 ; or 2) three hours from GEOG 1001 , GEOG 1003 , ANTH 1003 ; three hours from GEOG 2050 , GEOG 2051 ; three hours from GEOG 4031 , GEOG 4052 , ANTH 4023 , ANTH 4053 , GEOG 4073 , GEOG 4077  ; or 3) POLI 2051 , POLI 2056 , and three hours in a  POLI course, at the 3000-level or above.

4 - Area requirements III: Complete three hours in the field not chosen for Area Requirements I and II: (1) ECON 2000 , ECON 2010 , ECON 2030 ; or (2) GEOG 1001 , GEOG 1003 , GEOG 2050 , GEOG 2051 ; or (3) POLI 2051 , POLI 2056 , POLI 2057 .