Undergraduate Degree - Global History

Program:
Global History
Program Code:
7771 Global History
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Arts
Start Term:
FS17
Department:
Department of History
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Social Science

Department of History

Undergraduate Programs
Global History

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Global History
  1. The University requirements for bachelor’s degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of the catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Global History.

    The University’s Tier II writing requirement for the Global History major is met by completing one of the following courses:  History 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, or 489. Those courses are referenced in item 3. below.
  2. The requirements of the College of Social Science for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
    a. The following course (3 credits):
    HST 201 Historical Methods and Skills 3
    b. Two of the following courses (8 credits):
    HST 140 World History to 1500 4
    HST 150 World History since 1500 4
    HST 205 The Ancient Mediterranean and the Medieval World 4
    HST 206 European History since 1500 4
    HST 208 Introduction to African History, Culture and Society 4
    HST 209 Traditional East Asia 4
    HST 210 Modern East Asia 4
    HST 211 Colonial Latin America 4
    HST 212 National Latin America 4
    c. Three courses at the 300-400 level focused on one of the following geographic areas:  Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America. The courses must be approved by the student’s academic advisor. (9 credits) 
    d. Two courses at the 300-400 level focused on a geographic area other than the area chosen in item c. above. The courses must be approved by the student’s academic advisor. (6 credits)
    e. One 3-credit senior seminar course chosen from HST 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, or 488. The course must be related to the area of historical concentration chosen in item c. above. Completion of this requirement satisfies both the department’s Tier II writing and capstone requirement.
    f. Completion of one experiential learning course, a history study abroad or study away course, an internship with a historical focus (HST 493), or an additional senior seminar course focused on any area of the world or topic not used in fulfillment of requirement e. above. The course must be approved by the student’s academic advisor. (3 credits)
    g. Completion of an area studies minor appropriate to the geographical area of concentration referenced in requirement c. above. History courses taken in the minor may also be used to fulfill requirements in the major.
    h. Second-year competency in a foreign language related to the geographical area of concentration reference in item c. above. This requirement may be satisfied by placing into a 300-level foreign language course based on a Michigan State University placement test. 


 
Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Global History, BA (7771)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS17

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201
MTH3: 2 courses
At least 2 courses from MTH103, MTH101, MTH102

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Global History - Historical Methods and Skills
Major - Global History - Historical Methods and Skills: 1 course from HST201

Requirement 12: Major - Global History - History Required Elective
Major - Global History - History Required Elective: 2 courses from HST140, HST150, HST205, HST206, HST208, HST209, HST210, HST211, HST212

Requirement 13: Major - Global History - Geographic Area
Major - Global History - Geographic Area: 2 courses from the 300-400 level focused on one of the following geographic areas: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America approved by academic advisor.

Requirement 14: Major - Global History - Additional Geographic Area
Major - Global History - Additional Geographic Area: 2 courses from the 300-400 level focused on one of the following geographic areas: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America approved by academic advisor not used in previos requirement.

Requirement 15: Major - Global History - Senior Seminar
Major - Global History - Senior Seminar: 1 course from HST481, HST482, HST483, HST484, HST485, HST486, HST487, HST488

Requirement 16: Major - Global History - Additional Learning
Major - Global History - Additional Learning: 3 credits from experiential learning course, a history study abroad or study away course, an internship with a historical focus, or an additional senior seminar course focused on any area of the world or topic approved by academic advisor.

Requirement 17: Major - Global History - Foreign Language
Major - Global History - Foreign Language: 1 course from Second year competency in a foreign language related to teh geographical area.

Requirement 18: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses at the 300 level and above.

Requirement 19: College - Social Science - Experiential Learning
College - Social Science - Experiential Learning: 1 course from an experiential learning course of 3 - 4 credits as approved by the College of Social Science.

Requirement 20: College - Social Science - Interdisciplinary Minor
College - Social Science - Interdisciplinary Minor: 15 credits from an interdisciplinary minor as approved by the College of Social Science.

Requirement 21: College - Social Science - STEM
College - Social Science - STEM: 6 credits from Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics courses as approved by the College of Social Science.

Requirement 22: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 23: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.