Recommended Academic Plan for History (HSTBA) at Penn State Behrend

Effective Date: Fall 2014

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
First-Year Seminar

First-Year Seminar

1
ENGL 015 Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
Foreign Language Level OneNotes for: Foreign Language Level One

Foreign Language Level One

This requirement is governed by a placement policy dictated by the number of levels of foreign language completed prior to admission to college.
4
Quantification Selection (GQ)

Quantification Selection

3
Health and Physical Activity

Health and Physical Activity

1.5
Total credits 15.5

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100 Effective Speech (GWS)Notes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
Foreign Language Level Two

Foreign Language Level Two

4
Arts Selection (GA)

Arts Selection

3
Natural Science Selection (GN)

Natural Science Selection

3
Total credits 16

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
European History Course Notes for: European History Course

European History Course

For European, Non-Western and American History Courses see program-approved lists.
3
3
Foreign Language Level Three

Foreign Language Level Three

4
Natural Science Selection (GN)

Natural Science Selection

3
Humanities Selection (GH)

Humanities Selection

3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202A (GWS) Effective Writing: Writing in the Social SciencesNotes for: ENGL 202A

ENGL 202A

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202B (GWS) Effective Writing: Writing in the Humanities Notes for: ENGL 202B

ENGL 202B

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
HIST 021 American Civilization Since 1877

HIST 021 American Civilization Since 1877

3
Non-Western History or Anthropology Course

Non-Western History or Anthropology Course

3
Quantification Selection (GQ)

Quantification Selection

3
Social and Behavioral Science Selection (GS)

Social and Behavioral Science Selection

3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
HIST 301W Scope and Methods of HistoryNotes for: HIST 301W

HIST 301W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
American History Course

American History Course

3
Humanities Selection (GH)

Humanities Selection

3
Natural Science Selection (GN with Lab)

Natural Science Selection

3 - 4
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15 - 16

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
400-level HIST courseNotes for: 400-level HIST course

400-level HIST course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
400-level HIST or ANTH course Notes for: 400-level HIST or ANTH course

400-level HIST or ANTH course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Social and Behavioral Science Selection (GS)

Social and Behavioral Science Selection

3
Arts Selection (GA)

Arts Selection

3
Elective

Elective

3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity

1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
400-level HIST or ANTH courseNotes for: 400-level HIST or ANTH course

400-level HIST or ANTH course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Knowledge DomainNotes for: BA Knowledge Domain

BA Knowledge Domain

Students are permitted to complete all 9 credits in any one of six domains or a combination thereof, but courses may not be taken in the area of the student’s primary major. The six domains are Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social & Behavioral Sciences (GS), Natural Sciences (GN), Quantification (GQ), and Foreign Language if the coursework is in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit proficiency of the first foreign language. student’s primary major.
3
BA Knowledge Domain

BA Knowledge Domain

3
Bachelor of Arts Other Cultures Course

Bachelor of Arts Other Cultures Course

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
400-level HIST or ANTH courseNotes for: 400-level HIST or ANTH course

400-level HIST or ANTH course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Knowledge Domain

BA Knowledge Domain

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

Academic Advising Notes: The course series listed above is only one of many possible ways to move through this curriculum. The number of electives required varies per student. Please be sure to consult with an adviser about your intended plan.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

Foreign Language Level One
This requirement is governed by a placement policy dictated by the number of levels of foreign language completed prior to admission to college.
European History Course
For European, Non-Western and American History Courses see program-approved lists.
BA Knowledge Domain
Students are permitted to complete all 9 credits in any one of six domains or a combination thereof, but courses may not be taken in the area of the student’s primary major. The six domains are Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), Social & Behavioral Sciences (GS), Natural Sciences (GN), Quantification (GQ), and Foreign Language if the coursework is in a second foreign language or beyond the 12th credit proficiency of the first foreign language. student’s primary major.