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Through an expansive offering of exciting courses, our programs in History teach you the critical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly changing economy. Our award-winning faculty have an impressive variety of specializations, such as the African diaspora; the history of medicine; public history; military history, and religious history. They also offer courses that focus on the historical developments of regions across the globe through the ancient, medieval, and modern periods, including the United States, Europe, Latin American, the Middle East, East Asia, and the Southern U.S.

The BA in History provides you with the expertise that employers most commonly expect in the college graduates they hire, including critical thinking, oral and written communications, digital technology, professionalism and work ethic, global and intercultural fluency, and the ability to synthesize meaning from a vast range of information. Because we begin cultivating these highly valued skills from day one, you will be able to articulate the skills, knowledge, and experiences you have mastered to succeed in your career goals

BA History

Minor History

 


 

Experiential Opportunities

Students dressed in Egyptian costumes in a Reacting to the Past history course.

Reacting to the Past

Prince Fellows presenting original research during poster presentations at IGGAD 2020.

Prince Fellows Program

Athenaeum Press students presenting at Community Launch

Athenaeum Press

 


 

Courses

Foundation Requirements
(3 Courses)

Introductory History Courses
1 Course in Pre-Modern History
1 Course in Modern History
1 Course in US History

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HIST 250 - Historical Research and Writing

Major Requirements
(10 Courses)

Option 1
10 Courses at the 300-400 level (must include 2 courses in US, European, and World History)

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Option 2
Take 5 courses each from 1 area and 1 thematic concentration
Area Concentration
European
Global/Transregional
United States

Thematic Concentration
Atlantic World
Sex, Gender, and the Body
War and Society

Senior Seminar
(1 Course)

HIST 498/499 - Senior Seminar/Senior Thesis

Major Requirements  »
Sample 4-Year Plan  »
 

 


 

Minor

A minor in history will provide you with a solid foundation in the numerous methods of historical inquiry and academic writing. A minor will sharpen your skills in conducting original research, investigating primary source documents, and making connections across geography and time.

Minor Requirements »

 

 


 

Program Faculty Spotlight

Priscilla Meyers
Classroom

Katie Stringer Clary

Assistant Professor

Museum Studies: Museum Education, Administration, Disability, and Museum History; Public History, Ancient World

Jonathan Doe

Shari Orisich

Associate Professor

Latin American Culture, Sciences of Crime, Governance and Citizenship, Visual Culture, Class Identities, Gender and Feminism

Classroom

Brian Nance

Professor

Early Modern Science and Medicine (1400-1800), Renaissance Europe, Reformation Europe, Tudor/Stuart Britain, and The Intellectual History of Early Modern Europe

Amanda Green
Classroom
All History Faculty  »

 


 

Student and Alumni Work

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Application Requirements

» Application

» $45 Application Fee

» Official Transcripts (Highschool, Secondary School, or Previous College)

» SAT/ACT Test Scores (optional)

For International Students

» Proof of English Proficiency (ESL Students)

» Passport

 

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Program Contact

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Aneilya Barnes
Chair, History
Brittain Hall 380
843-349-2525
abarnes@coastal.edu 

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