Students must take at least six credit hours in American history, six credit hours in European history, and six credit hours in African, Asian, Latin American or Middle Eastern history. All History majors are required to take HIST 4300 Junior Seminar and 4390 Senior Seminar.
All advanced courses taken for the major must be passed with a grade of C- or better. History majors must earn 2.000 minimum GPAs in their history coursework and may not take history courses pass/fail.
Six credit hours of Advanced-Placement (AP) credit can be applied toward the history major if the students received a four or higher on AP History Exams in European History or American History.
For more information on the major, contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies: HistoryDUS@smu.edu