Behavioral & Social Sciences

History (BA)
124 Semester Hours

  • General Education41
  • Major30
    • Hist 1313-Early US History
    • Hist 1323-Late US History
    • Hist 2213-Early World History
    • Hist 2223-Late World History
    • Upper Level American History Electives (nine hours)

      One course must be prior to 1877 AND One course must be since 1877

    • Upper Level European History Electives (nine hours)

      One course must be prior to 1648 AND One course must be since 1648

  • Co-requisite Requirements6-8
    Foreign Language
  • Electives21-29
    Sufficient courses to bring upper level hours to 40 credit hours and total to 124 semester hours for graduation.
  • Minor18-24
    A minor may be selected from any field that offers one.

Course Offerings

HIST 1003 - America and the World
3 credit hour(s)
(Offered as Needed)
Description: General history of the US including the ways it has affected and has been affected by world events.
HIST 1313 - Early US History, 1492-1877
3 credit hour(s)
(Fall/Spring)
Description: Survey of American history to the end of Reconstruction with emphasis on forces that shaped modern America.
HIST 1323 - Late US History, 1877-Present
3 credit hour(s)
(Fall/Spring)
Description: Continuation of Hist 1313.
HIST 2213 - Introduction to Early World History
3 credit hour(s)
(Fall)
Description: Economic, cultural, political, and military aspects of European, Oriental, and African history to 1648.
HIST 2223 - Introduction to Late World History
3 credit hour(s)
(Fall)
Description: European, Oriental, and African development, including relations with each other from 1648 to the present.
HIST 2453 - Oklahoma History
3 credit hour(s)
(Fall)
Description: Exploration; settlement by Indians; opening to white settlers; organization of territorial government; statehood; development sincestatehood.
HIST 3223 - American West Since 1850
3 credit hour(s)
(Fall—even years)
Description: Mining, ranching, farming frontiers; Indian wars; transportation; emergence of the modern West.
HIST 3363 - Selected Topics in History
3 credit hour(s)
(Offered as Needed)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Topics are selected by the instructor and published in the schedule of classes. May be repeated
Description: for a maximum of nine hours of credit, provided that topics offered for credit vary.
HIST 3423 - American Colonial History
3 credit hour(s)
(Spring—odd years)
Description: History of the political, economic, cultural, and religious aspects of the colonies of North America.
HIST 3433 - Jacksonian Era to the Civil War
3 credit hour(s)
(Fall—even years)
Description: Political and cultural history from 1824 to 1860; the rise and dominance of Jackson and the Jacksonian period; Mexican War;sectional confl icts; background to the Civil War; antebellum culture.
HIST 3473 - Recent American History, 1877-1919
3 credit hour(s)
(Fall—odd years)
Description: Survey of the rise of the industrialism, politics, agrarian revolt; rise of the US as a world power; progressivism; World War I.
HIST 3483 - American History, 1919-1945
3 credit hour(s)
(Spring�odd years)
Description: American history of the early 20th century; Progressivism; the Roaring '20's; Great Depression; World War II.
HIST 3493 - Contemporary American History,
3 credit hour(s)
(Spring - even years)
Description: 1945-PresentCold War; Eisenhower years; Kennedy and LBJ; Vietnam ; Nixon; Reagan/Bush era including terrorism and changes in balance ofpower.
HIST 3823 - Greek History
3 credit hour(s)
(Fall #1)
Description: Contributions of Greeks to modern times; their society and government.
HIST 3833 - Roman History
3 credit hour(s)
(Fall #2)
Description: Roman contributions to civilization, law, and literature.
HIST 3933 - Medieval Europe
3 credit hour(s)
(Fall #3)
Description: European civilization from the decline of the Roman Empire to the discovery of the New World; development of European nations;power of the Roman Catholic Church; feudalism.
HIST 4000 - Problems in History
3 - 1 credit hour(s)
(Offered as Needed)
Description: Problems and/or independent study course in history. May be repeated with different topics/readings.
HIST 4043 - The Era of the American Revolution
3 credit hour(s)
(Spring - even years)
Description: Study of British Imperial problems; immediate causes of war; events of the struggle; social and governmental adjustments.
HIST 4063 - American Federal Period
3 credit hour(s)
(Fall - odd years)
Description: Background to the Constitution; organization of the government; territorial and economic expansion; nationalism; social and culturaldevelopment of the new republic.
HIST 4123 - Civil War and Reconstruction
3 credit hour(s)
(Fall - even years)
Description: Slavery and pre-war sectionalism; origins and trials of Civil War; post-war road to reunion.
HIST 4322 - Methods and Management of Teaching Middle and Secondary History
3 credit hour(s)
Description: Admission to the teacher education program. Materials, methods, and classroom procedures as they relate to teaching at the secondarylevel.
HIST 4623 - Renaissance and Reformation, 1453-1648
3 credit hour(s)
(Offered as Needed)
Description: Broad survey of national, cultural, and intellectual developments; detailed analysis of the Protestant Reformation.
HIST 4643 - Absolutism and Enlightenment, 1648-1789
3 credit hour(s)
(Spring #1)
Description: Study of society, economics, and politics in the age of Louis XIV and the enlightened despots; intellectual revolution in the 17thand 18th centuries.
HIST 4653 - Modern Europe, 1789-1918
3 credit hour(s)
(Spring #2)
Description: Continuation of Hist 4643. Causes of World War I, nationalism, imperialism, militarism, recent alliances.
HIST 4683 - Europe Since 1918
3 credit hour(s)
(Spring #3)
Prerequisite: six hours of European history. Treaties resulting from World War I, general economic and political postwar conditions,
Description: World War II, post-World War II problems.
HIST 4910 - Readings in History
3 - 1 credit hour(s)
(Offered as Needed)
Prerequisite: Nine hours of history and consent of instructor. Readings in selected areas or topics of history. May be repeated with
Description: different topics/readings.