A minimum of 36 credits in history is required for a major.
Students who plan to do graduate work in history are urged to attain reading proficiency in two foreign languages.
Majors planning to study mainly the history of areas other than the United States are strongly urged to spend a summer, semester, or year of study in the geographic area of their concentration. A major in classical studies combining work in history, classical languages, art, and philosophy courses is available. Please see requirements under the World Languages and Cultures.
The distribution requirement for the 36 credits in history is as follows: