About This Program
A B.A. in History from Georgian Court University boosts your understanding of global issues—past, present, and future. Learn how to read critically, think logically and objectively, improve writing skills, and conduct in-depth research.
Our graduates are global thinkers and students of diverse cultures that have a lot to bring to the table in business, industry, and government. Many have utilized their GCU degree to become business leaders, teachers, lawyers, judges, bankers, archivists, museum curators, historic preservationists, tourism specialists, park rangers, intelligence analysts, political activists, lobbyists, and Peace Corps workers.
To gain a deeper understanding of how politics, laws, and history shape society today, consider a minor in politics, law, and history.
ProgramTo earn a B.A. in History, you must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including:
- General Education courses
- History courses (36 credits)
- HST110 U.S. History Survey I (3)
- HST111 U.S. History Survey II (3)
- HST120 World History Survey I (3)
- HST121 World History Survey II (3)
- HST300 Historian’s Craft (3)
- HST475 History Seminar (3)
- History electives (18), including at least 12 credits at the 300 level or above, excluding internships
- Early Childhood Education (P–3) with Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement
- Elementary Education (K–6) with Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement
- Teacher of Social Studies (K–12) with Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement
- Teacher of English as a Second Language (ESL) with Teacher of Students with Disabilities Endorsement