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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

History (B.A.)


Return to: Part 5: Program Descriptions

Program: B.A.
Department of History
College of Arts and Sciences

Liberal Arts Building 209 ~ 260-481-6686 ~ipfw.edu/history


The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • Possess broad knowledge and some specialized understanding of the diverse historical pasts of America, Europe, and the World;
  • Understand the basic scientific and humanistic methodology of history as an intellectual discipline including the direct experience of evaluating primary sources and secondary literature;
  • Demonstrate the ability to read, analyze, and write about historic topics;
  • Recognize historical analyses of human experience as the basic outlook of modern culture; and
  • Be equipped to continue historical studies throughout life.

To earn the B.A. with a major in history, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ), the College of Arts and Sciences (see Part 4 ), and those listed below.

IPFW General Education Requirements


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations Credits: 9


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

  • Additional credits in Area III Credits: 3

Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area VI—Inquiry and Analysis (not in HIST) Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

College of Arts and Sciences Requirements


English Writing


Foreign Language


Distribution (not in HIST)


Cultural Studies


  • Credits in non-Western culture:  Cr. 3
  • HIST H113 - History of Western Civilization I  Cr. 0
(credits included in Major Courses, below)

Core and Concentration (Major) Courses


General Elective Courses


  • Sufficient additional credits to bring the total to 124.

Total Credits: 124


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