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History and Intercultural Studies Majors

History

Important Notes:

  1. 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson.
  2. 40% of major requirements must be upper division.
  3. Excludes General Education
  4. Total Hours Required: 39-40
  5. Major & Resident GPAs: 2.0

History Objectives:

Students will:

  1. Gain exposure to the history of world civilizations including their political institutions, philosophies, religions, and social structures.
  2. Learn how to integrate their Christian faith with historical concepts.
  3. Be prepared for graduate study.
  4. Develop critical thinking abilities, read perceptively, and write effectively.
  5. Develop analytical and research skills.

Required History

Required = 9 Hours

  • HIS171 Rise of U.S. Until 1877
  • HIS172 Rise of U.S. Since 1877
  • HIS484 Historical Research & Writing

Upper-Level U.S. History

Required = 6 Hours

Choose two of the following:

  • HIS373X American Church History
  • HIS375 City and Suburb in American History
  • HIS376 Minority Experience in America
  • HIS378 Amer Foreign Policy Since 1898
  • HIS377 Recent America: the U.S. Since 1945
  • POL222 American Government

World History Electives

Required = 12 Hours

Choose four of the following:

  • HIS320X History of Christianity to 1500
  • HIS321X The Church and the Reformation
  • HIS363 Medieval Europe
  • HIS364 The Classical Mediterranean
  • HIS365 World in Revolution
  • HIS366 Nationalism and Globalization
  • HIS367 Modern Imperial: 18th Cent to Present
  • HIS391 History and Culture of China
  • HIS392 History and Culture of Japan
  • HIS393 History and Culture of Southeast Asia
  • HIS394 Modern Latin America

History Electives

Required = 3 Hours

Choose one more history course:

  • HIS*** History Elective

Advanced Writing and Speech

Required = 6 Hours

  • ENG211 Non-Fiction Prose
  • SPC323 Advanced Public Speaking

Advanced Writing Critical Thinking

Required = 3-4 Hours

  • PHL260 Introduction to Philosophy
    • OR SOC391X Statistics Research and Design

History/Pre-Law

Important Notes:

  1. Total Hours Required: 39
  2. Major & Resident GPAs: 2.0
  3. 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson
  4. 40% must be upper division
  5. EXCLUDES GENERAL EDUCATION

U. S. History and Government

Required = 15 Hours

  • HIS171 Rise of U.S. Until 1877
  • HIS172 Rise of U.S. Since 1877
  • POL222 American Government

Choose two more U.S. History courses from the following:

  • HIS373X American Church History
  • HIS375 City and Suburb in American History
  • HIS376 Minority Experience in America
  • HIS378 Amer Foreign Policy Since 1898
  • HIS377 Recent America: The U.S. Since 1945

World History Requirements

Required = 9 Hours

Choose three of the following:

  • HIS320X History of Christianity to 1500
  • HIS321X The Church and the Reformation
  • HIS363 Medieval Europe
  • HIS364 The Classical Mediterranean
  • HIS365 World in Revolution
  • HIS366 Nationalism and Globalism
  • HIS367 Modern Imperialism: 18th Century to Present
  • HIS391 History and Culture of China
  • HIS392 History and Culture of Japan
  • HIS393 History and Culture/Southeast Asia
  • HIS394 Modern Latin America

Pre-Law Electives

Required = 9 Hours

  • BUS253 Business Law or PHL260 Introduction to Philosophy
  • SPC320 Argumentation and Debate or SPC321 Persuasion or SPC323 Advanced Public Speaking
  • HIS3*/HIS4**** Upper Division History Elective or Advanced Writing (COM347X, ENG210, ENG211, ENG442,'ENG357, or MED240) or THS3*/THS4* Upper Division Theological Studies Elective.

Historical Research

Required = 3 Hours

  • HIS484 Historical Research & Writing

Pre-Law Practicum

Required = 3 Hours

  • POL295 or POL495 Pre-law Practicum I or II

Intercultural Studies

The intercultural studies major is designed to give students a foundational education in the variety of human culture. Students will receive a broad exposure to various cultures throughout the world and in introduction to the different academic approaches to intercultural study. Students will also choose a particular culture outside the U.S. for first hand study, including language instruction.

Important Notes:

  1. Total Hours Required: 39
  2. Major & Resident GPAs: 2.0
  3. 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson
  4. 40% must be upper division

Intercultural Studies Requirements:

Required = 18 Hours

  • SOC151 Introduction to Sociology
  • COM314 Intercultural Communication
  • SOC355 Cultural Diversity
  • HIS366 Nationalism and Globalization
  • HIS365 World in Revolution
    • Or HIS367 Modern Imperialism: 18th Century to Present
  • HIS484 Historical Research & Writing

Intercultural Electives:

Required = 9 Hours

    Choose three of the following:
    • HIS391 History and Culture of China
    • HIS392 History and Culture of Japan
    • HIS393 History and Culture/Southeast Asia
    • HIS394 Modern Latin America
    • PHL267 Comparative Religions

Semester Abroad

Important Notes:

Proficiency exams & study abroad programs that are not listed below must be approved by Chair of History and Intercultural Studies and Advisor. Program must include foreign language instruction.

Semester Abroad Requirements:

Required = 0 - 12 Hours

At least one of the following is required:

  • SAP400 Austria: Alderson-Broaddus Program
  • SAP415 China Studies Program
  • SAP455 Latin American Studies Program
  • SAP465 Middle East Studies Program
  • SAP475 Russian Studies Program
  • SAP495 Uganda Studies Program
  • SAP401 Proficiency through other experience

Other Electives

Required = 0 - 12 Hours

Choose courses from the following electives to bring major to 39 hours:

  • BIO177 Environmental Science with Lab
  • BUS241 Basic Macroeconomics
  • MIN150 Introduction to World Missions
  • ENG364 Non-Western Literature
  • HIS261 History of Civilization I
  • HIS365 World in Revolution
  • HIS39** History Electives in 390's
  • HIS367 Mod Imperialism: 18th Century to Present
  • HIS377 Recent America: The U.S. Since 1945
  • MED349X Film History/Technique: World Cinema
  • SPN101 Introduction to Spanish I



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