Jun 22, 2021  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History (B.A.)

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Student Learning Outcomes for History:

Students will be able to:

  • Draw effectively on primary and secondary sources to analyze historical developments in the U.S., Europe, and/or non-western world.

  • Analyze major issues in historiography.

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing, as appropriate to the discipline of history.

The History major requires 40 credits of course work:

Electives - No more than one may be at the 100-level

  • Four History electives

Upper Division - All courses must be at the 300-level

  • One U.S. History course
  • One European History course
  • One Non-Western History course

Capstone - Enrollment limited to seniors

Suggested Four Year Planner:

First Year Suggested Courses:

Second Year Suggested Courses:

Third Year Suggested Courses:

  • 200/300/400- Level Non-Western History Elective course (4 credits)
  • 200/300/400- Level European History Elective course (4 credits)
  • Guided-Writing and Research Core course (4 credits)
  • Natural and Physical Science Core course (3-4 credits)
  • 200/300/400- Level History Elective course (4 credits)
  • Two Elective courses (8 credits total)

Fourth Year Suggested Courses:

History and Social Studies Education Double Major Track:

The requirements for the History major in the History and Social Studies Education double major track are listed below. The Social Studies Education  requirements are listed separately.


Students pursuing a major in History may double major in Social Studies Education . Students electing to double-major may take up to 20 credits in up to two semesters (fall or spring) at Elizabethtown College without paying a credit overload fee.

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