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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

History, Anthropology, & Philosophy

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The Department of History, Anthropology, & Philosophy offers programs of study leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree in History. In conjunction with the School of Education, the Department of History, Anthropology, & Philosophy offers courses leading to teacher licensure at the secondary level in History. The School of Education is responsible for admission and regulation of the Teacher Education Program.

The Department’s academic programs prepare students for graduate study and employment. Its educational programs are structured to address community and professional needs.
Graduating majors are required to demonstrate their skills in oral and written communication, analytical precision, and competency in their field. In addition, graduating majors are expected to exhibit the ability to apply the knowledge and skills of their field to everyday situations.

The History, Anthropology, & Philosophy Department issues credit for advanced placement in World Civilization, U.S. History and Western Civilization. The minimum scores necessary for AP Credit are as follows:





Credit Awarded

European History

3, 4

HIST 2200



HIST 2200 and HIST 2201




U.S. History

3, 4

HIST 2111



HIST 2111 and HIST 2112




World History

3, 4

HIST 1112



HIST 1111 and 1112

The Department also accepts credit for the U.S. History CLEP (College Level Examination Program) exam.

It is recommended that students take appropriate lower level history courses, including HIST 2000, before taking any upper 3000-4000 level courses.

For courses offered in the History, Anthropology, & Philosophy Department see:
Anthropology Courses
History Courses
Philosophy Courses


    Associate of ArtsBachelor of ArtsMinor

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