Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

History, B.A.


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Contact Information

Phone: 470-578-6294

Program Description

The program of study in history offers a Bachelor of Arts degree. All majors complete several “major requirements” which provide needed background in research and writing, in the theory of the discipline, and in the various fields of history. Students must also complete a capstone experience including two research seminars. Students needing a writing sample or other credential for career advancement or graduate study can complete a Senior Thesis. A degree in history is useful to students interested in careers involving critical thinking, research and oral and written communication. It serves as a prerequisite for graduate study in a number of fields, including history and many other social science disciplines, education, law, and theology. A degree in history prepares students for careers in government, the international arena, law, theology, business, non-profit work, as well as for graduate study.

Admissions Requirements

This program does not have specific admission requirements and only admission to Kennesaw State University is required. For more information, please visit the Admissions  section of the Catalog.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures  outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog.

Double Owl Pathway

This program offers a Double Owl Pathway. The Double Owl Pathway is an advising pathway for high-potential KSU undergraduate students who want to accelerate the attainment of a Master’s degree at KSU. For pathway options and to learn if you qualify, visit https://doubleowl.kennesaw.edu

Program of Study

General Education Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) (42 Credit Hours)


General Education Core Curriculum . This program recommends the Statistics Pathway.

Major Requirements (30 Credit Hours)


Minor, Certificate or Related Studies (18 Credit Hours)


Students may choose to pursue a minor or a certificate. Please see academic advisor for available minors. Students are encouraged to enroll in an internship or study aboard experience. Students may also enroll in any 3000 or 4000 level course from the following approved courses and prefixes.

Approved Related Studies  

Free Electives (9 Credit Hours)


Any courses in the university curriculum.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)


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