Department of History and Political Science


Program Description:

The program in History is committed to the development of a versatile course of study that is designed to prepare students for careers in history, as well as to provide pre-professional training for a variety of other fields. The department offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in History.

Major Requirements:

All students majoring in History are required to earn 30-36 semester hours in history. However, students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts program must complete twelve (12) hours of foreign language in a single language, typically Spanish or French. Also, they must earn a minor of 18 hours in a second area of concentration. All students earning a major in the area must have at least a 2.0 GPA overall to qualify for graduation with a degree in the program. Also, students must pass all classes other than the natural sciences with a grade of “C” or better. See your adviser for course sequences in: mathematics, social science, humanities, statistics, and computers.

Minor Requirements:

Those interested in earning a minor in History are required to complete a minimum of eighteen (18) hours. The following courses are required: AMH 2010 or AMH 2020, HIS 3104, HIS 3150, and nine (9) hours of 3000-4000 level history electives. Students earning a major or minor in History must earn at least a 2.0 GPA (“C”) in each History course completed.

Degree Programs (Use if you entered the program Fall 2019 or after)

Degree Programs (Use if you entered the program between Summer 2016 and Summer 2019)

Degree Programs (Use if you entered the program before Summer 2016)

Contact Info

515 Orr Dr.
462 Tucker Hall
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

P: (850)599-3447
F: (850)599-3950