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    Jul 15, 2024  
Missouri Baptist University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
Missouri Baptist University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, BPS

History Major Requirements

*Students seeking certification to teach high school history should major in Social Sciences in order to satisfy the state certification requirements for social studies 9-12.

The student must complete at least 39 hours in History and Interdisciplinary Studies, including the following courses or their equivalent:

Total: 18 Hours


An additional 21 hours of elective history courses must be completed, including 12 hours from upper division history courses, of which at least 3 hours must be a non-U.S. history course.

Total: 21 Hours

Total: 39 Hours


  • At least six hours of major and three hours of minor must be earned at Missouri Baptist University
  • A grade of D is not acceptable in courses taken to fulfill the requirements for a major or minor 
  • If a substitution has been made, attach a copy of the signed approval and indicate the course number and title following the catalog requirement. Please include the date of the substitution. 

Requirements for degree conferral:

  • At least 24 of the last 32 hours taken at Missouri Baptist University

  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.00 on a 4.00 scale (those seeking certification must achieve a GPA of 2.75)

  • At least 42 hours of Upper Division (54 for a dual degree)

  • At least 120 total credit hours (144 for a dual degree)