The History program at Roger Williams University is designed to introduce students to the practice of history in both regional and national contexts. The History Department encourages its majors to involve themselves in off-campus programs of study and internships, particularly the Department’s Great Cities Program, which gives students the opportunity to experience directly and to enjoy the history and culture of some of the great cities of the world, such as London, Paris, Dublin, Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, , Quebec City, Seoul and Mexico City.
Majors pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in history must satisfy University Core Curriculum requirements and the College speech requirement, COMM 210. In addition, students must successfully complete the 14 courses listed below and a sufficient number of electives to total 120 credits. Majors are encouraged to apply electives toward a minor or second major.
|HIST||101||History of Western Civilization I|
|HIST||102||History of Western Civilization II|
|HIST||151||United States History I|
|HIST||152||United States History II|
|HIST||203||Dimensions of History and Lab|
|Two Upper Level (300 or above) courses in European History|
|Two Upper Level (300 or above) courses in U.S. History|
|Two Upper Level (300 or above) courses in African, Asian and/or Latin American History|
|Two Upper Level (300 or above) History courses|
Note: Upper-level American Studies courses may be used to satisfy United States History degree requirements.