History Degree Requirements

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B.A.
B.S.
Developing A Christian Mind
3
3
  DCM 2301
English
12
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301, and/or 2302
Fine Arts
3
3
  FINE 1306
Foreign Language
6-14*
0
  *Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours).
Kinesiology
0-2
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived
Mathematics
3-4
3-4
 

(B.A.) MATH 1301, 1303, 1307, or 1405
(B.S.) MATH 1303, 1307, or 1405

[eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].

Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
15
  One laboratory science (B.A.) or 15 credit hours of laboratory science (B.S.) selected from two or more areas of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
Religion
6-9
6-9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment
Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
6
6
  POLS 2301  and an additional 3 credit hours may be selected from  Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology
Total General Studies Hours
42-58
48-52
History Major
30
30
 

HIST 1301U.S. History to 1865
HIST 1302 U.S. History since 1865
HIST 2301World Civilization I
HIST 2302World Civilization II

HIST 3305Historiography and Historical Methods

HIST 4307   Twentieth Century America (S-L)

plus 12 credit hours of upper-level history courses

Electives
32-51
38-48
  Sufficient to complete 120 credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level credit hours
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
120
120

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0 (comprised of transfer and DBU hours). 

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

DBU also offers Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs:

for qualifying undergraduate students.

 

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Majors:

Criminal Justice
English
History
Interdisciplinary Studies

Political Science
Psychology
Sociology


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