2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

History and Political Science, Bachelor of Arts

The history and political science major requires students to complete 33 credits, and leads to a bachelor of arts degree.

History and Political Science Major Requirements

Core Courses

HIST 105World History to 1500


HIST 106World History since 1500


HIST 202Eastern Civilization


HIST 304American History I


HIST 205American History II


HIST 250Historical Methods


HIST 399Open Titled


POLS 210American Government


HIST or POLS History and Political Science electives


Electives: Three credits of both history and political science elective are required.

HIST 399 History Seminar (will fulfill the writing intensive requirement)

In addition to the major requirements listed above, students will need to complete a general education curriculum and elective courses to earn 120 credits which is mandatory for earning a Greenville University degree.  Details about the general education curriculum can be found in the Academic Information section of this catalog.  Some general education requirements are met through required major courses which reduces the number of required general education credits.  Students should work closely with their advisor to put together an academic plan to make sure all degree requirements are met in a timely manner.

The outcomes for this program can be found on the Greenville University Institutional Assessment webpage.