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History and Social Studies Major

The History and Social Studies major is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the people, places, events, and causes from the past in the context of a Christian worldview. The degree also provides a foundation for the continued study in history and other related fields at the graduate and seminary level.

History and Social Studies Course Requirements | 120 Total Hours

FYI 101. Student Success Course (3 hours)


General Education Foundation (33 hours)

Specialization within General Education Foundation
  • HI 211. Western Civilization: Earliest Times to 1700 (3 hours)
  • HI 212. Western Civilization: 1700 to Present (3 hours)
  • HUM 101. Appreciation of the Arts AND one Literature Survey Course OR HUM 103. The Humanities: Ancient to Medieval AND HUM 104. The Humanities: Renaissance to Twentieth Century (3 hours)

Biblical/Theological Foundation (12 hours)


Major (54 hours)

  • BUS 202. Communication for the Workplace (3 hours)
  • HI 200. History of Economic Thought (3 hours)
  • HI 223. American History: Age of Exploration to Reconstruction (3 hours)
  • HI 224. American History: Reconstruction to Present (3 hours)
  • HI 225. U.S. Government (3 hours)
  • HI 226. History of American Social Development OR
  • SOC 201. Introduction to Sociology (3 hours)
  • HI 301. Twentieth-century American History (3 hours)
  • HI 302. Roman History (3 hours)
  • HI 303. English History (3 hours)
  • HI 304. Christian History (3 hours)
  • HI 306. Geography (3 hours)
  • HI 410. History of the Middle East (3 hours)
  • HI 415. Florida History (3 hours)
  • HI 420. Archives Management (3 hours)
  • HI 450. Semester Archival Internship (6 hours)
  • MI 205. History of Christian Missions (3 hours)
  • MI 404. World Religions (3 hours)

General Electives (18 hours)

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