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History

History Major

Core Requirements (click here)

Hours

Major Reqirements

 
HST 101/103 or 102/104 6
HST 211-212 American History Survey 6
HST 301-302 Research Sequence 6
History of Religion* 3
History Electives* 18

Major Support for History Majors

 
Foreign Language+ 12+
Social Science** 3
Free Electives 30

+History majors who plan to become certified teachers must take six credits of the same foreign language. All other history majors must complete the intermediate level of a foreign language. Students who complete intermedia level in under 12 credit hours may substitute history electives for the remaining hours of their foreign language requirement. Students intending to pursue a Ph.D. in history shoudl take 18 hours of a foreign language.

Major Support for History Majors Seeking NYS Teacher Certification

 
Foreign Language 6

Free Electives

(fulfilled by education requirements^)
NYS Certification Requirements  
PSC 101 American National Politics 3
MTH Elective 3

ECO 113 Principles of Microeconomics
or
ECO 114 Principles of Macroeconomics

3

3

^Please refer to the education section for details

*For a list of HST and REL courses that qualify, please see the department chair. A history elective may be any HST course numbered 300 or above that is not also used by the student to fulfill another requirement. History majors are strongly advised to take at least two electives that deal primarily with non-Western (Asian, African, Islamic, Latin American, and/or American Indian) history.
**For the purposes of the history major, courses in anthropology, economics, political science, psychology and sociology (but not education) may count as social sciences.

Double Major in History and Political Science

Core Reqirements (click here)

Hours

Major Requirements

 
History Requirements  
HST 211 American History Survey 3
HST 212 American History Survey 3
HST 301 Methods of Historical Research 3
HST 302 Historical Research and Writing 3
HST Electives 18
Political Science Requirements  
PSC 101 American National Politics 3
PSC 201 Scope of Political Science 3
PSC 202 Methods of Political Science 3
PSC Electives 21
PSC Service Learning 2
Note: Two cross-listed HST/PSCA courses may be double counted for both the HST and PSC major requirement credits.

Major Support Requirements

 
MTH 111 4
Foreign language (must be taken in the same language) 6
Social Science courses (other than PSC) 6
Free Electives (Depends on how many cross-listed HST/PSC courses are taken.) 3-9

History Minor

To obtain a minor in history a student must complete at least 18 hours of history, exclusive of advanced placement credits. Of this total, a minimum of six hours must be taken in each of the two of the following areas: American European or non-Western. The pass/fail option may not be used to fulfill requirements for a minor.

Internship Program (HST 490)

The history department offers a wide variety of internships with such organizations as the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institution, the United States Senate, the New York State Assembly, the Erie Canal Museum, the National Women's Hall of Fame and Sainte Marie Among the Iroquois living history museum. These internships integrate classroom learning with practical work experiences in non-academic settings; they sometimes lead to offers of employment following graduation.

Typical Program for History Major

First Semester

Hours

Second Semester

Hours

Freshman Year

       
  ENG 102 3   Natural Science 3
  Social Science 3   Social Science 3
  Foreign Language 3   Foreign Language 3
  HST 101/103 3   HST 102/104 3
  PHL 101 3   History Elective 3
 

AVS 101 (not
applicable to transfer
students)

1      

Sophomore Year

       
  ENG 200 3   HST 301 3
  PHL 201/REL 200 3   REL 200/PHL 201 3
  Foreign Language 3   Foreign Language 3
  History Elective 3   History Elective 3
  HST 211 3   HST 212 3

Junior Year

       
  REL/PHL 3   PHL/REL 3
  ENG 300 3   Elective 3
  Elective 3   HST 302 3
  History Elective 3   Elective 3
  Elective 3   Elective 3

Senior Year

       
  PHL or REL Seminar 3   History of Religion 3
  History Elective 3   History Elective 3
  Elective 3   Elective 3
  Elective 3   ENG or HST Seminar 3
  Elective 3   Elective

3

 


More Resources

For information about major requirements and course descriptions, please see the Le Moyne College catalog.

For information about the Core Curriculum, please visit the Core webpage.

For information about the Integral Honors program, please visit the Honors Program webpage.

For information about study abroad and internship opportunities, please visit the Career Advising and Development webpage.

For information about student research opportunities at Le Moyne and the annual Student Scholars Day, please visit the Student Research webpage.

For more information about academic advising and new student orientation, please visit the Office for Academic Advising and Support webpage.

For more information about academic calendars and registration procedures, please visit the Office of the Registrar webpage.

For information about the Division of Arts & Sciences, please visit the Arts and Sciences homepage.