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Undergraduate Bulletin 2011-2012 PDF

Programs

  • B.A. European Civilization
  • B.A. History
  • B.A. History - Secondary Certification
  • B.S. Social Science
  • B.S. Social Studies - Secondary Certification
  • B.A. Social Science, emphasis on International Affairs
  • Minors in History, Political Science and Social Science

History, B.A.

     
HIST 111 US History 1492-1865 3
HIST 112 US History 1865-Present 3
HIST 201 Historical Methods: Research & Historiography 3
HIST 211 History of Western Civilization I 3
HIST 212 History of Western Civilization II 3
     
History electives (nine hours must be non-U.S. history*) 21
Choose from:  
 HIST 320 American International Relations  
 HIST 326 From Colony to Nation, 1607-1783  
 HIST 331 History of Christianity I*  
 HIST 332 History of Christianity II  
 HIST 335 Establishing a Nation, 1783-1836  
 HIST 345 Sectionalism and Civil War, 1836-1865  
 HIST 355 Reconstruction and Reunion, 1865-1917  
 HIST 360 History of the British Isles*  
 HIST 370 East Asian History*  
 HIST 364 Ancient Cultures *  
 HIST 365 Global Power: America 1917-Present  
 HIST 414 Early Modern Europe*  
 HIST 415 Texas and the West  
 HIST 424 Modern Europe*  
 HIST 430 Medieval Europe*  
     
SPAN 315 Spanish Civilization and Culture or SPAN 317 Spanish American Civilization may be used to fulfill three hours of the non-U.S. requirement.  
  Total: 36

Required cognates:

   
POLS elective 3
Intermediate Year Foreign Language 6

History Minor

All history minors are required to take 18 semester hours of history (9 hours u.d.) which must include HIST 111, 112 and 211 or 212.

European Civilization, B.A.

  1. Prerequisite: Intermediate-level language: Spanish, French, German, or Italian.
  2. ACA program language study:     18 hours (27 qu. hours) (At least 6 ud [9 ud qu. hours])
  3. Humanities courses at Southwestern:   16 hours
   
HIST 201 Historical Methods
MUHL 221 Survey of Music
ARTS 221 History of Western Art
ENGL 451, 452, 453, 454, 455 or 456
HIST 364, 414, 424 or 430 or SPAN 315
HIST 475 Portfolio Development

Students will also complete and present a Senior Thesis.

Social Science, B.A., emphasis on International Affairs

  1. Prerequisite: Intermediate-level language: Spanish, French, German, or  Italian.
  2. ACA program language study:  9 hours (14 qu. hours) (At least 3 ud [5 ud qu. hours])
  3. Social Science courses at Southwestern: 22 hours
   
HIST 112 US History 1865 - Present
HIST 212 History of Western Civilization II
HIST 201 Historical Methods
HIST 312 Historical and Political Geography
POLS 320 American International Relations
HIST 365 Global Power: America 1917 to Present
HIST 424, SPAN 315 or 317
HIST 475 Portfolio Development

Students will also complete and present a Senior Thesis.

Political Science Minor

All political science minors are required to take 18 semester hours of political science (9 hours u.d.) which must include POLS 211.

Social Science Minor

The minor in social science requires 24 semester hours (9 hours u.d.) which must include HIST 112 and 212. The remaining hours must include 3 hours of historical/political geography, 6 hours of political science, 6 hours of economics, and 3 hours of history electives.

Social Science, B.S.

     
HIST 111 US History 1492-1865 3
HIST 112 US History 1865-Present 3
HIST 201 Historical Methods: Research & Historiography 3
HIST 211 History of Western Civilization I 3
HIST 212 History of Western Civilization II 3
     
History electives (nine hours must be non-U.S. history*) 18
Choose from:  
HIST 320 American International Relations  
HIST 326 From Colony to Nation, 1607-1783  
HIST 331 History of Christianity I*  
HIST 332 History of Christianity II  
HIST 335 Establishing a Nation, 1783-1836  
HIST 345 Sectionalism and Civil War, 1836-1865  
HIST 355 Reconstruction and Reunion, 1865-1917  
HIST 360 History of the British Isles*  
HIST 364 Ancient Cultures*  
HIST 365 Global Power: America 1917-Present  
HIST 370 East Asian History*  
HIST 414 Early Modern Europe*  
HIST 415 Texas and the West  
HIST 424 Modern Europe*  
HIST 430 Medieval Europe*  
     
SPAN 315 Spanish Civilization and Culture or SPAN 317 Spanish American Civilization may be used to fulfill three hours of the non-U.S. requirement.  
     
Political Science electives 6
Choose from:  
POLS 211 National and Texas Constitutions  
POLS 320 American International Relations  
POLS 360 American National Government  
POLS 364 American Constitutional Development  
POLS 425  Executive Leadership  
     
HIST 312 Historical and Political Geography 3
ECON 211 Macroeconomics or  
ECON 212 Microeconomics 3
COMM 110 Mass Communication 3
  Total: 48

No language is required for the B.S. degree. Because the B.S. in Social Science is a composite major, no minor is required.

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