2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

History (B.A.)


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College of Arts and Humanities
Department of History, Colbourn Hall, Room: 551

http://history.cah.ucf.edu/
Dr. Yovanna Pineda, Yovanna.Pineda@ucf.edu, 407-823-3655
Email: history@ucf.edu

Phone: 407-823-2225

History (B.A.) may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

Admission Requirements

  • None

Degree Requirements

  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • Students must earn at least a “C” (2.0) in each history course for it to be counted toward the major.
  • Co-op credit cannot be used in this major.
  • Students should consult with a departmental advisor.
  • Departmental Residency Requirement consists of at least 18 semester hours of regularly scheduled 3000-4000 level courses taken from the UCF History Department.
  • Students must compile a portfolio of 8-12 examples of graded, written work from UCF History classes.
  • Students must complete 36 hours in history.
  • Courses designated in 1 (General Education Program) and 2 (Common Program Prerequisites) are usually completed in the first 60 hours.

General Education Program (GEP) (36 Credit Hours)


Communication Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Cultural & Historical Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Mathematical Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Math:


Statistics - Computers: (3 Credit Hours)


Social Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Science Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Common Program Prerequisites (CPP)


See “Common Prerequisites ” in the Transfer and Transitions Services section for more information.

Core Requirements: Basic Level (6 Credit Hours)


Complete two courses from EUH 2000 , EUH 2001 , WOH 2012  and/or WOH 2022 . Upper level AFH, ASH, EUH, LAH and WOH courses can be substituted for these requirements.

Core Requirements: Advanced Level (3 Credit Hours)


Restricted Electives (21 Credit Hours)


  • (Must be taken within the History Department)
  • A list of approved restricted elective courses is found in the myKnight audit
  • Select three hours of approved history courses
  • Select six hours of approved history courses within three of the four geographic regions: (18 Credit Hours)
    • Asian, African, and Middle Eastern Credit Hours: 6
    • British and European Credit Hours: 6
    • Latin American Credit Hours: 6
    • U.S. and Canadian Credit Hours: 6

Select six hours of approved history courses within three of the four geographic regions: (18 Credit Hours)


Capstone Requirements


Electives


  • Select primarily from upper level courses after meeting with a departmental advisor. Courses may be outside the department.

Foreign Language Requirements


Admissions

  • Met by graduation requirement

Graduation

  • Proficiency equivalent to one year of college instruction in a foreign language taught by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures or Judaic Studies. Standardized examinations for foreign languages may be used to meet the requirement. Majors who are contemplating graduate school should complete two years of a foreign language, preferably one functional in their area of historical interest.

Additional Requirements


  • Signature Experience requirement is met by successful completion of the following course(s):

Required Minors


  • None

Departmental Exit Requirements


  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in upper division required courses attempted.
  • Submit a portfolio (HIS 4959 ) during the semester of graduation. The portfolio will include 8-12 examples of graded, written work from UCF History classes.
  • Students must complete at least 18 of the required 36 History credit hours at UCF.

University Minimum Exit Requirements


  • A 2.0 UCF GPA
  • 60 semester hours earned after CLEP awarded
  • 48 semester hours of upper division credit completed
  • 30 of the last 39 hours of course work must be completed in residency at UCF.
  • A maximum of 45 hours of extension, correspondence, CLEP, Credit by Exam, and Armed Forces credits permitted.
  • Complete the General Education Program, the Gordon Rule, and nine hours of Summer credit.

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 120


Additional Information


Honors In Major

Related Programs

Certificates

  • None

Related Minors

Advising Notes

  • None

Transfer Notes

  • Grades below “C” (2.0) are not accepted.
  • Lower division courses do not substitute for upper division courses.
  • Courses transferred from private and out-of-state schools must be evaluated for equivalency credit. The student must provide all supporting information.

Acceptable Substitutes for Transfer Courses

Program Academic Learning Compacts

Plan of Study


  • One of numerous possible plans of study. See program description for all requirements.

Freshman Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Fall (16 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (16 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


  • HIS 4150 - History and Historians Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3

Junior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3

Senior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3

Senior Year - Spring (13 Credit Hours)


  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 4

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