History is committed to the development of a versatile course of study that is designed to prepare students for careers in history, as well as to provide pre-professional training for a variety of other fields. The department offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in History.


Program requirements


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All students majoring in History are required to earn 30-36 semester hours in history. However, students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts program must complete twelve (12) hours of foreign language in a single language, typically Spanish or French. Also, they must earn a minor of 18 hours in a second area of concentration. All students earning a major in the area must have at least a 2.0 GPA overall to qualify for graduation with a degree in the program. Also, students must pass all classes other than the natural sciences with a grade of “C” or better. See your adviser for course sequences in: mathematics, social science, humanities, statistics, and computers.

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Those interested in earning a minor in History are required to complete a minimum of eighteen (18) hours. The following courses are required: AMH 2010 or AMH 2020, HIS 3104, HIS 3150, and nine (9) hours of 3000-4000 level history electives. Students earning a major or minor in History must earn at least a 2.0 GPA (“C”) in each History course completed.


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Contact Info

462 Tucker Hall
515 Orr Dr.
Tallahassee, FL 32307

850-599-3950 (fax)