UT Dallas 2022 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Arts and Humanities

History (BA)

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)

Four-Year Degree Plan (Example)

This is an example only. Please see advisor to develop an individual four-year plan.

Freshman Year
Semester 1 - Fall Notes Preferred Core SCH Semester 2 - Spring Notes Preferred Core SCH
010 Core 010 3 010 Core 010 3
050 Core 050 3 020 Core 020 3
060 Core 060 3 040 Core 040 3
Humanities Prep 5 3 060 Core 060 3
Free Elective 11 3 Free Elective 11 3
ARHM 1100 1 1
Total  16 Total  15
 
Sophomore Year
Semester 3 - Fall Notes Preferred Core SCH Semester 4 - Spring Notes Preferred Core SCH
030 Core 030 3 030 Core 030 3
070 Core 070 3 070 Core 070 3
090 Core 090 3 080 Core 080 3
World Regional Survey 4 3 090 Core 090 3
Free Elective 11 3 HIST 3301 3
Total  15 Total  15
 
Junior Year
Semester 5 - Fall Notes Preferred Core SCH Semester 6 - Spring Notes Preferred Core SCH
Geographical History 6 3 Geographical History 6 3
Disciplinary Focus History 7 3 Disciplinary Focus History 7 3
Major Related Course 9 3 Major Related Course 9 3
Free Elective 11 6 Free Elective 11 6
Total  15 Total  15
 
Senior Year
Semester 7 - Fall Notes Preferred Core SCH Semester 8 - Spring Notes Preferred Core SCH
Disciplinary Focus History 7 3 Disciplinary Focus History 7 3
Linked History 8 3 Geographical History 6 3
4000-level HIST Course 10 3 HIST 4390 3
Free Elective 11 6 Free Elective 11 5
Total  15 Total  14
 
NOTES:
1 Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.
2 Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from accredited institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.
3 Students completing the 020 requirement with a MATH course must complete ALEKS exam prior to enrollment. PHIL 2303 does not require the ALEKS exam.
4 World Regional Survey = HIST 2340, 2341, 2350, or 2360. NOTE: If the student took one of these courses as their core, then the student may choose any free elective in its place as a lower-level major requirement.
5 Humanities Prep = PHIL 1301, PHIL 1305, PHIL 1306, PHIL 2316, PHIL 2317, HUMA 1301, LIT 1301, LIT 2329, or LIT 2331. NOTE: If the student took one of these courses as their core, then the student may choose any free elective in its place as a lower-level major requirement.
6 Geographical History = 3000 or 4000-level course from 3 of the following 5 geographical areas (total of 9 SCH): East Asian History, European History, Latin American History, Middle Eastern History, and North American History.
7 Disciplinary Focus History = 3000 or 4000-level course from each of the following areas (total of 12 SCH): Gender/Women's History, Race/Ethnicity History, Intellectual History, and Pre-1500 History.
8 Linked History = 3000 or 4000-level course from one of the same Geographical History or Disciplinary Focus History course previously taken.
9 Major Related Course = any 3000 or 4000-level AHST course, ARHM 3342, DANC 3340, FILM 3321, MUSI 3322, MUSI 3324, MUSI 3325, PHIL 3321, PHIL 3322, PHIL 3323, PHIL 3324, PHIL 3328, or THEA 3323.
10 Students are required to take at least 1 4000-level HIST course prior to signing up for HIST 4390 History Capstone Project. This course will provide the basis for Capstone research. Students are encouraged to take multiple 4000-level HIST courses for greater in the capstone.
11 Free Elective = any lower or upper-level course. Students may need to take some as upper-level to meet the university requirement of earning a minimum of 51 semester credit hours of upper-level courses.
Students wishing to pursue a teacher certification should see an advisor for additional requirements.
Be sure to check prerequisites of 2000-level or higher courses.
120 semester credit hours required for graduation
This plan is a resource tool only; it does not replace your degree plan or academic advising.
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