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History Major

History Major

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DEGREE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Complete all Institutional Graduation Requirements (Including University Writing Requirement, Diversity Requirement, General Education Requirement, etc.) as provided at http://www.eou.edu/registrar.

Program Requirements: History is a minimum 60 credit hour degree. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the major, but a cumulative GPA of 2.00 is required for completion of the major.


LOWER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES: 15 credits

Complete 15 Credit Hours from the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
HIST 111World History to 1500 [SSC]5
HIST 112World History Since 1500 [SSC]5
HIST 201US History to 1865 [DPD,SSC]5
HIST 202US History Since 1500 [DPD,SSC]5

REQUIRED CORE COURSES: 10 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
HIST 203Investigating the Past [AEH, UWR]5
HIST 403Thesis (Capstone) [UWR]5HIST 203

UPPER DIVISON REQUIRED COURSES: Minimum of 10 credit hours in each group = 35 credits total

Group One:

US HISTORY: Complete 10-15 credit hours from the following courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
HIST 314The Great Depression5
HIST 319US History Through Film [available in odd years]5
HIST 330US Women’s History [UWR] [available in even years]5WR 121
HIST 352The Sixties5
HIST 360Military History5
HIST 383History Native Americans/US5
HIST 458Civil War/Reconstruction [UWR]5
HIST 460American Constitutional History5
HIST 462History of Sexuality [UWR]5Any 100 or 200 HIST & WR 121
HIST 480History of the US 1900-19455
HIST 481United States Since WWII5
HIST 310Selected TopicsVariable
HIST 410Selected TopicsVariable

Group Two:

EUROPEAN/WORLD HISTORY: Complete 10-15 credit hours from the following courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
HIST 315Frankenstein in European History [available in even years]5
HIST 321History of Ancient World [UWR] [available in even years]5
HIST 415Blood, Phlegm & Bile [UWR] [available in even years]5
HIST 421Medieval Europe [UWR] [available in odd years]5
HIST 427Renaissance/Reform Europe [UWR] [available in odd years]5
HIST 437History Modern Germany [UWR] [available in even years]5
HIST 445History of Postwar Europe, 1945-Present5
HIST 448History of Modern Russia [UWR] [available in odd years]5
HIST 310Selected TopicsVariable
HIST 410Selected TopicsVariable

Group Three:

WESTERN/COMPARATIVE/THEMATIC HISTORY: Complete 10-15 credit hours from the following courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
HIST 311Immigration Nation [AEH,DPD]5
HIST 312Cultural History of Sports [DPD]5
HIST 322The West in Film [available in even years]5
HIST 333Labor & Working Class in American History[UWR]5
HIST 345Environmental History [available in even years]5
HIST 355Colonial Americas: Intro to Comparative History5
HIST 422Violence in American History [UWR]5
HIST 444History Pacific North West [UWR] [available in odd years]5
HIST 466History of American West [UWR]5
HIST 479History of Mexico5
HIST 310Selected TopicsVariable
HIST 410Selected TopicsVariable

Total credits required for major: 60 

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Last update February 2020

Previous EPCC Checksheet (October 2014 update) this checksheet is for October 2014-spring 2020