The Catholic University of America

Suggested Sequence of Courses for Undergraduates

History
Freshman Year: two 200-level history surveys or one 100-level course and one 200-level course
Sophomore Year: two history electives
Junior Year: junior seminar in both semesters; two history electives
Senior Year: HIST 496; two history electives

History (Social Studies) and Secondary Education
Freshman Year: two 200-level history surveys; EDUC 101
Sophomore Year: two history electives; EDUC 251 and 271
Junior Year: junior seminar in both semesters; two 300-level history electives; EDUC 386 and 382
Senior Year: HIST 496; two 300-level history electives; EDUC485, 461, 462, and 463

 

History-Secondary Education majors should consult with both the undergraduate advisor in History (Dr. Young) and the undergraduate advisor in Education (Dr. Maggioni).

 

Three of the courses taken for the History major should be primarily pre-1800 in content.  You can find a list of courses that qualify here.

 

Suggested Courses for Distribution Requirements

The following courses teach skills that are useful for both your history degree and career development:

 

Computer Science 104: Introduction to Computers I

Math 114: Probability and Statistics

Philosophy 301: Reasoning and Argumentation

Drama 403: Public Speaking

 

We also recommend the offerings of the Library and Information Science department, including 322 (Digital Content Creation and Management) and 524 (Actionable Intelligence).