HISTORY REQUIREMENTS

Major Requirements 

To declare and remain in good standing in the History major a student must achieve and maintain at least a 2.00 grade point average in all courses required for the major.

Required Courses for Students Beginning at Muhlenberg College Fall 2016 Through Spring 2020:

  • HST 400-449 - CUE: Reading Seminar in History
  • HST 450-499 - CUE: Research Seminar in History
  • Seven additional courses in history, no more than one of which may be at the 100 level.  Students may take courses in any of the following areas of study:  Africa, East Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East, United States, but must complete at least one course in United States, one course in European, and one course in an additional world region.  At least one of the seven courses must have content whose focus is primarily in the pre-Modern era.

Required Courses for Students Beginning at Muhlenberg College Fall 2020 or Later:

  • HST 400-449 - CUE: Reading Seminar in History, 1 course unit
  • HST 450-499 - CUE: Research Seminar in History, 1 course unit
  • Seven additional courses in history, no more than one of which may be at the 100 level.  Students may take courses in any of the following areas of study:  Africa, East Asia, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East, United States.  Of these seven courses, students must complete at least one course in United States, one course in European, and one course in each of two additional world regions.  At least one of the seven courses must have content whose focus is primarily in the pre-Modern era and at least one course in the Modern era.

Minor Requirements 

To declare and remain in good standing in the History minor a student must achieve and maintain at least a 2.00 grade point average in all courses required for the minor.

Required courses:

  • HST-400-449 CUE: Reading Seminar in History
  • HST-450-499 CUE: Research Seminar in History
  • Four additional courses in history, no more than one of which may be at the 100 level.