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  Nov 23, 2017
 
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

B.A. History degree plan

History, B.A



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University General Education Core Curriculum - 43 hrs


The University General Education Core Curriculum is applied to all degrees at Wayland Baptist University with the exception of the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.), Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) and the Bachelor of Christian Ministry (B.C.M.) degrees. The full general education core curriculum for these degrees can be found in the degree specific general education core curriculum section.

Bachelor of Arts Degree Specific General Education Core Course Requirements - 15-16 hrs


The Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) is a minimum 124-semester hour degree. A minimum of 42 semester hours must be upper-level credit (courses numbered 3000 and above). Major and minor fields of study included in the degree also have upper-level requirements. As these may vary depending on the discipline selected, specific requirements are included in the subject field sections of the catalog. Because of the nature of the degree, it includes additional study in the fine arts and in foreign language. In addition to the University Core Curriculum, students must complete the following degree specific general education core requirements for the B.A. degree:

Academic Major and Minor


The B.A. degree is designed primarily for students desiring to study in the arts, the humanities, or the social sciences. Major fields of study approved for the B.A. degree are listed in the Academic Program Profile table following the degree requirement section of the catalog. In the majority of instances, the major requires the completion of 30 semester hours. Specific semester-hours as well as course requirements are included in that section of the catalog dedicated to the discipline selected.

Students pursuing the B.A. degree must select a minor or second major from any discipline identified by the university as an approved minor or major field. The typical minor consists of 18 semester hours. Specific semester hours as well as course requirements for the majors and minors are included in that section of the catalog dedicated to the discipline selected. A complete list of minors is included in the Academic Program Profile.

Electives


Students may complete the minimum 124 semester hours required for the degree with courses which complement or extend career preparation or pursue subject fields which hold special appeal. However, before using elective semester hours, students should check with their advisor to ensure that the hours are indeed elective and that upper-level semester hour requirements for graduation are being met.

History Course Requirements


The major with a B.A./B.S. requires a minimum of 36 semester hours, of which at least 24 must be upper-level. *Six hours are included in the general education core curriculum. Requirements for secondary teacher certification are different. Please refer to School of Education section for complete requirements.

Bachelor of Arts in History Recommended Sequence of Courses


Listed is the recommended rotation based on a B.A. degree program. For complete information on the general education and graduation requirements for the B.A. degree program, please refer to the undergraduate programs section of the catalog.

Freshman Year Spring Semester - 13 hrs:


Sophomore Year Spring Semester - 16 hrs:


Junior Year Fall Semester - 15-16 hrs:


  • Fine arts course 3 hrs
  • Science 3-4 hrs
  • Course in major 3 hrs
  • Course in major 3 hrs
  • Course in major 3 hrs

Junior Year Spring Semester - 15 hrs:


  • Course in major 3 hrs
  • Course in major 3 hrs
  • Course in minor 3 hrs
  • Course in minor 3 hrs
  • Elective 3 hrs

 

Senior Year Fall Semester - 15 hrs:


  • Course in major 3 hrs
  • Course in major 3 hrs
  • Course in minor 3 hrs
  • Course in minor 3 hrs
  • Elective 3 hrs

Senior Year Spring Semester - 17 hrs:


  • GRAD 0001 - Senior Seminar 0 hrs
  • Course in major 3 hrs
  • Course in major 3 hrs
  • Course in minor 3 hrs
  • Elective 3 hrs
  • Elective 3 hrs
  • Elective 2 hrs

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