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  Feb 20, 2018
 
 
    
2017-2019 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog

History, BA


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Degree Requirements


  1. It is the student’s responsibility to read the catalog and be familiar with and fulfill all the requirements for the BA degree.
  2. Complete at least 120 sch for the BA degree. At least 30 of these must be completed at U. T. Permian Basin and at least 24 of the last 30 must be taken at U. T. Permian Basin.
  3. At least 48 sch must be at the upper level.
  4. Complete at least 18 sch in a minor.
  5. Obtain at least a C grade in all major courses. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or C in all courses applicable toward the BA degree. Students seeking teacher certification must maintain a GPA of at least 2.75 in all History courses.

General Education Requirements (42 sch)


Students who have completed two lower level courses in American history before enrolling at U. T. Permian Basin may include them in the 30 hours of credit in history required for majors.

C average required.

Communication (6 sch)


Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)


Creative Arts (3 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Component Area (3 sch)


Computer Use


All majors must demonstrate a basic use of computing through completion of COSC 1301 , COSC 1335 , or similar computer science course that requires actual use of computers.

Major Requirements (36 sch)


In addition to HIST 1301  and HIST 1302 , students must complete:

  • at least one 2000-level non-US course

At least one upper level (3000 or 4000 level) in each of four groups: 

  • American History to 1900
  • 20th Century American History
  • European History
  • World History

It is desirable that these courses be completed during the junior and senior years.

Further, students must complete either HIST 4399  , a 4000-level course designated by the department as “senior seminar”, or a 6000-level course, which must be passed with a “B-” grade or better. This course may count toward fulfilling a field group.

Seminar Course


Minor


In general, a minor consists of 18 sch, of which 12 sch must be upper level, but refer to Discipline specifications.

TExES Requirements


Candidates for TExES tests in History must have completed the courses listed for each area below or equivalent courses.

7-12 History: Meet the requirements for the History major, including Texas history.

Social Studies 4-8: ECON 2301 GEOG 1301 , GEOG 1302 , HIST 1301 , HIST 1302 , HIST 3350 , two upper level US history courses, one non US history course, PLSC 2305 , PLSC 2306 , and  PLSC 4335  or PLSC 4336  

Social Studies 7-12: ECON 2301 GEOG 1301 , GEOG 1302 , HIST 1301 , HIST 1302 , HIST 3350 , two 2000 level non US history courses,two upper level non US history course, two 20th Century US history courses, PLSC 2305 , PLSC 2306 , PLSC 4335  or PLSC 4336 , and PLSC 3321  or PLSC 4321  

English Language Arts, Reading, & Social Studies 4-8: 24 semester hours ENGL at the 2000 level and above, including ENGL 3300  ; ENGL (American literature); ENGL (British literature); ENGL (fiction); ENGL (poetry); ENGL (drama); ENGL (language/rhetoric); ECON 2301 , GEOG 1301 , GEOG 1302 , HIST 1301 , HIST 1302 , HIST 3350 , two upper level US history courses, one non US history course, PLSC 2305 , PLSC 2306 , and  PLSC 4335  or PLSC 4336 ; EDUC 3322 , EDUC 4325 , EDUC 4326 , and EDUC 4375 .

 

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