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Liberal Studies

Liberal Studies: History - : BA

See history area for requirements for this program

History - BA - Liberal Studies (core: Social Studies -History)

This major does not require a minor.

Total number of hours required for this degree:

120 semester hours

Total number of hours (not including prerequisites) in major:

36 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

18 semester hours

Major courses required:

18 semester hours not counting prerequisites: (GE) HIST 1301, HIST 1302, HIST 1355,

HIST 1356, HIST 3300, (HIST 4322 or HIST 3354), (HIST 3325 or HIST 3360), (HIST 5337 or

HIST 5360), advanced GEOG, advanced POLS.

Suggested sequence of courses for Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies –

(core: Social Studies - History)

FALL - YEAR ONE

 

 

SPRING - YEAR ONE

 

(GE) HIST 1301

3 hrs

 

*HIST 1302

3 hrs

(GE) ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

(GE) ENGL 1314

3 hrs

(GE) SPAN 1411

4 hrs

 

(GE) SPAN 1412

3-4 hrs

(GE) CISS 1310

3 hrs

 

(GE) POLS 1301

3 hrs

INDS 1131 (For first term traditional freshmen)

1 hr

 

(GE) 0ne of the following:

ARTS 1361, DRAM 2301,

DRAM 2310 or MUSI 2331

3 hrs

TOTAL

14 hrs

 

TOTAL

15-16 hrs

FALL - YEAR TWO

 

 

SPRING - YEAR TWO

 

**HIST 1355

3 hrs

 

**HIST 1356

3 hrs

(GE) One of the following:

BIOL 1400, BIOL 2300,

CHEM 1401, PHSC 1411,

or PHSC 1412

3-4 hrs

 

(GE) One of the following:

BIOL 1400, BIOL 2300,

CHEM 1401, PHSC 1411,

or PHSC 1412

3-4 hrs

(GE) **ECON 2301

3 hrs

 

(GE) MATH 1301

4 hrs

(GE) One of the following:

ENGL 2332, ENGL 2335,

ENGL 2336, or ENGL 2370

3 hrs

 

(GE) One of the following:

RLST 1310, RLST 1333,

or RLST 1350

3 hrs

(GE) DRAM 2312

3 hrs

 

**POLS 1312

3 hrs

TOTAL

15-16 hrs

 

TOTAL

15-16 hrs

FALL - YEAR THREE

 

 

SPRING - YEAR THREE

 

(GE) PHIL 2321

3 hrs

 

*HIST 3325 or HIST 3360

3 hrs

*HIST 3354 or HIST 4322

3 hrs

 

*Advanced GEOG course

3 hrs

*HIST 5337 or HIST 5360

3 hrs

 

**Supporting work

3 hrs

**SOCI course

3 hrs

 

**Supporting work

3 hrs

*Advanced POLS course

3 hrs

 

***Supporting work

3 hrs

TOTAL

15 hrs

 

TOTAL

15 hrs

FALL - YEAR FOUR

 

 

SPRING - YEAR FOUR

 

***Additional hours

3 hrs

 

INDS 5195

1 hr

***Additional hours

3 hrs

 

***HIST 3300

3 hrs

***Additional hours

3 hrs

 

***Additional adv course

3 hrs

***Additional hours

3 hrs

 

***Additional course

3 hrs

***Additional hours

3 hrs

 

***Additional course

3 hrs

 

 

 

***Additional hours

2 hrs

TOTAL

15 hrs

 

TOTAL

15 hrs

No more than 18 semester hours can be used from courses that also validate general

education competences; only 6 of these can be used in the core.

** SUPPORTING WORK: 24 semester hours (9 hours minimum advanced):

Three hours minimum from each of the following areas:

  • Economics, Sociology, Geography, or Anthropology
  • History, Mexican American or Political Science
  • Philosophy, Religious Studies or English or

courses from humanities, fine arts, kinesiology, social/behavioral science.

***ADDITIONAL HOURS:

Additional hours to complete the 34 hours that must come from HIST and/or

any of the categories of supporting courses.

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, major, validation of completion of:

  • overall semester hours - 120
  • institutional semester hours - 45
  • overall advanced hours - 36
  • institutional advanced hours - 24

Foreign language requirement, if any:

SPAN 1411 and SPAN 1412

Acceptable minor fields:

None required

Liberal Studies Teacher Certification

Intermediate Major/Area of Concentration: Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies Education Track (Grades 4-8 English Language Arts & Reading, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies)

Admission for all intermediate certification (4-8) programs are on moratorium as of August 2013.