History Major

History majors must complete 38 credits in the department, including 6 credits in both American and European history, 3 credits in global history and 15 elective credits. Nine of the elective credits must be taken at the 300 level. In addition to these requirements, all students must complete:

  • HIS 410 Seminar in Historical Methodology

  • HIS 411 Senior Thesis

  • HIS 422 Historiography

Core Curriculum

All 100- and 200-level courses and, with advisement from the department, students are encouraged to select various courses numbered 300-349.

History course offerings and descriptions

One-Stop Enrollment
9/4: Long Island. For adult-learner undergraduate programs.
SJC Preview Day for Prospective Students
9/13: Long Island. Discover the benefits of a St. Joseph's College education.
Feast of San Gennaro
9/17: Long Island. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Life.
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