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Majors and Minors

The Major in History:

Students must complete 33 credit hours in departmental courses with a minimum grade average of C. Fifteen of these hours must be at the 300/400 level. Additionally, students must complete six hours from two social sciences other than history and four satisfactory research papers. Graduate school candidates are encouraged to develop a reading proficiency in at least one foreign language. Students should consult with a History Department advisor.

History Major checklist

The Minor in History:

The history minor allows students in other fields to gain a broad base in the humanities and social sciences and thus enhance their ability to reach higher levels of achievement in their own professional specialization. Additional information about this minor is available in the History Department. A complete list of course offerings is in the University's most recent Undergraduate Catalogue.

History Minor checklist

The Minor in American Studies:

The minor in American Studies is an interdisciplinary study of history and English. Further information regarding American studies may be obtained from either the History or English departments. A complete list of course offerings is in the University's most recent Undergraduate Catalogue.

American Studies Minor checklist

The Minor in Anthropology:

Students must complete 18 semester hours in anthropology and related disciplines. Additional information about this minor is available from the department. A complete list of course offerings is in the University's most recent Undergraduate Catalogue.

Anthropology Minor checklist

Transfer Students:

Transfer students majoring in history must complete a minimum of 15 semester hours with a C average in history at Salisbury University.

Challenge Exams:

Challenge exams for introductory history courses are available to students who qualify. See the History Department. Students may not use courses to satisfy requirements both in the minor and in the major.

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