Jan 18, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History Major (BA)

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History Department  | College of Liberal Arts  

Program Declaration

At time of admission to the University or by completion of a Major, Minor, Concentration Declaration Form  or Inter-College Transfer Form .

Degree Requirements

If this is the student’s only or primary major, the degree requirements below must be completed for graduation. See graduation requirements  for more information.



Major Requirements

Complete at least 36 credits from 12 courses including one introductory history course, three 200-level survey courses, seven electives, and one capstone. For all courses applied toward the major, at least one course must be in pre-1800 history and at least one course must fall into four out of five geographic breadth areas.

Pass/fail: No courses taken pass/fail may be applied toward the major.
Residency: At least six courses used for the major must be completed at UMass Boston.

Course Requirements

Geographic Breadth Requirement

At least one course from four of the five geographic breadth areas below must be used to fulfill major requirements.

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