Missouri Baptist University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 07, 2020  
Missouri Baptist University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, BPS

CIP Code: 54.0101



Major Requirements

Mission Statement: In accordance with the Mission Statement of Missouri Baptist University, the History major has several purposes: (1) to acquaint students with the commonly accepted factual data of human history; (2) to expose students to differing viewpoints and schools of historical interpretation; (3) to help students develop the ability to do independent research and to write competently in the field of history; (4) to encourage students to develop a Biblically-based Christian approach to historical study; and (5) to prepare History majors for careers in teaching*, or in other professional fields requiring a broad liberal arts

*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:


An additional 21 hours must be completed, including at least 6 hours from upper division American history courses and at least 6 hours from upper division European, Latin American, Asian, and/or other non-U.S. history courses.

Total: 39 Hours