Department Of History

Majors/Minors

Majors

Minors

Majors    

Students who major in history (HIST) must earn 33 hours in history. Of these 33 hours, the following are required: HIST 2010, HIST 2020, HIST 2415, and HIST 4415S. Of the remaining hours, 15 must be at the 3000-4000 level and must include three hours in African American history, three hours in United States history, three hours in European history, and three hours in Developing World history. In addition, all majors are required to pass the department's senior comprehensives and attend monthly departmental meetings. No grade lower than a "C" in any of the departmental offerings may be applied for credit in the major.

For more details, please see the University Catalog.

Students who major in Social Studies Education (SSED) must earn 27 hours in history. The following are required: HIST 1030 or HIST 1031H, HIST 1040 or HIST 1041H, HIST 2010, HIST 2020, HIST 2600, HIST 3040, HIST 3350, HIST 3360, and HIST 4415S. No grade lower than a “C” in any of the departmental offerings may be applied for credit in the major. Social Studies Education majors are required to achieve an acceptable score (determined by the Louisiana Department of Education) on all parts of the Praxis, including Praxis II: Specialty Area Test, in order to graduate. They are not required to take the department’s comprehensive examination in history.

For more details, please see the University Catalog

Social Studies Education majors should note that certification requirements are established by the Louisiana Department of Education and are subject to change. Students should consult their advisors each semester. Education majors should consult the Division of Education and Counseling section in this catalog for requirements to be formally admitted into Xavier’s Teacher Education Program.

Senior Comprehensive Examinations (HIST 4999)
Senior comprehensive examinations are administered once a semester (fall and spring only) to graduating seniors. You must pass with a "C' or better in order to complete the major in history.

     

Minors

Students who select a minor in history must earn 18 hours in HIST offerings. Required courses are HIST 2010 and HIST 2020. The additional 12 semester hours must include at least 3 semester hours at the 3000-4000 level. No grade lower than a “C” in any of the departmental offerings may be applied for credit in the minor.

PROGRAM IN SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION (GRADES 6-12)

Social Studies Education majors should note that certification requirements are established by the Louisiana Department of Education and are subject to change. Students should consult their advisors each semester. Education majors should consult the Division of Education section in this catalog for requirements to be formally admitted into Xavier's Teacher Education Program.

   

"History has thrust something upon me from which I cannot turn away." - Martin Luther King Jr.

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Department Of History

504-520-7581

history@xula.edu

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Dr. Steven Salm, Head

(504) 520-5272

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