History B.A.

Liberal Arts and Science Electives63
Total Credits120

Course Requirements for the Major

Four courses from the History Core

HIS-103Comparing World Civilizations3
HIS-111Growth of Western Culture3
HIS-203American History to 18653
HIS-204American History Since 18653
Total Credits12

Two United States History Courses

HISAny courses in US history except HIS-203 and HIS-204 fulfill the requirement6
Total Credits6

Two Non-United States History Courses

HISOne course must be in European history and one must be non-Western history to fulfill the requirement. HIS-103 and HIS-111 do not fulfill this requirement6
Total Credits6

Five Upper-Division History Courses (Concentration)

HISConcentration in a US or Non-US history track may be focused on geographical region, time period, or theme in consultation with a History Department advisor15
Total Credits15
HIS-450Senior Research Project3
Total Credits6

In other academic areas required for the major

Related field in one of the following:

Structured Minor

  • Any discipline

Related Field

  • Economics
  • Foreign Languages
  • Political Science

Admission Requirements

D'Youville selects students who are academically well-rounded and committed to meeting the challenges of a high-quality education. Applications will be assessed holistically. Applicants are encouraged to apply for admission into the major based on a love of the subject matter and a desire to learn. Space in the program may be limited. If an applicant cannot be admitted into a program due to space constraints, the applicant will be placed on a waiting list for entry and duly notified.

Freshman Admission

Freshman applicants to this major must submit high school transcripts. Applicants may also submit any of the following optional materials:

  1. Statement of intent (strongly encouraged)
  2. High School average of 80

Transfer Admission

Transfer students must submit high school transcripts and any/all other transcripts from institutions previously attended. Transfer applicants may also submit any of the following optional materials:

  1. Statement of intent (strongly encouraged)
  2. Transfer GPA of 2.33