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History, B.A.

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ENGL 1503History Choice - 200 Level 3
HIST 1951Math Choice3
History Choice - 200 Level 3Humanities Choice3
Humanities Choice3Natural Science Choice3
Natural Science Choice3Social Science Choice3
Social Science Choice3LIB 1601
 16 16
ENGL 2503History Choice - 200/300 Level3
History Choice - 200/300 Level 3Social Science Choice3
Elementary Foreign Language - 100 Level4Elementary Foreign Language - 100 Level4
Humanities Choice3Natural Science Choice2
Elective 2Elective3
 15 15
History Choice - 300/400 Level3History Choice - 300/400 Level3
History Choice - 300/400 Level3History Choice - 300/400 Level3
Interemediate Foreign Language - 200 Level4Intermediate Foreign Language - 200 Level4
 15 14
History Choice - 400 Level3HIST 4953
History Choice - 400 Level3History Choice - 400 Level3
 15 14
Total Credits: 120

Students in all ISU majors must complete a three-credit course in U.S. diversity and a three-credit course in international perspectives. Check ( for a list of approved courses. Discuss with your adviser how the two courses that you select can be applied to your graduation plan. 

 LAS majors require a minimum of 120 credits, including a minimum of 45 credits at the 300/400 level.  For a history major, 15 credits of history at the 300/400 -level must be taken at ISU. You must also complete the LAS foreign language requirement.

 The BA in History requires the equivalent of 2 years of college-level study in the same foreign language. Six credits of electives may be replaced by 6 additional credits of foreign language.

 Students seeking teacher certification should contact the History Department directly for the latest information on specific course work required for certification by the State of Iowa.  Course work in addition to the degree minimums may be required.