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Department of History
The History Major and Minor

Contact

Michael Kozuh

Michael Kozuh

Professor

Director of Undergraduate Studies

mgk0001@auburn.edu
Ross Blair

Ross Blair

Advisor

English (A-Z), History (A-Z), Interdisciplinary Studies (L-Z)

rrb0015@auburn.edu

Bachelor of Arts in History

If you’re considering a career in law, education, business, or a wide variety of other fields, then our history major may be for you. You’ll graduate with excellent communication skills, the ability to manage complex projects, and exceptional research skills, which are in high demand by employers today.

Degree Requirements

  • 33 hours HIST courses (11 classes)
  • Six HIST courses (24 hrs) on any time period or geographic region
  • One HIST course on Africa, Asia, Latin American, or the Middle East (3 hrs)
  • HIST 3800 Historian’s Craft (3 hrs). You must complete Historian's Craft with a C or better before taking 5000-level courses and Senior Thesis.
  • HIST 4950 Senior Thesis (3 hrs)
  • 41 hours University Core courses
  • 10 hours CLA Core course (including 8 hrs of foreign language)
  • 18 hours Supporting Courses in CLA
  • 18 hours Free Electives

For more information, make an appointment with the history advisor.    

View the Auburn Bulletin for course descriptions.

 

History Minor

A history minor is a valuable addition to any major. With it comes advanced communication and research skills. A minor can easily be completed alongside major coursework without delaying graduation.  

Minor Requirements

15 credit hours (5 classes)

  • 2 classes 2000-level or higher
  • 3 classes 3000-level or higher
  • Courses can be on any time period or geographic region

For more information, make an appointment with the history advisor.   

Contact

Michael Kozuh

Michael Kozuh

Professor

Director of Undergraduate Studies

mgk0001@auburn.edu
Ross Blair

Ross Blair

Advisor

English (A-Z), History (A-Z), Interdisciplinary Studies (L-Z)

rrb0015@auburn.edu