Jul 14, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025 
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025

History (B.A.)

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Degrees and Programs

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. and Europe. 
  • 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:

Surveys - One course must be taken in each of the two areas:

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

  • Four History electives

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

  • any 300-level History course

Capstone - Enrollment limited to juniors and seniors

First 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 for up to two semesters (fall or spring) at Elizabethtown College without paying a credit overload fee.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Degrees and Programs