2017-2018 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks 
    Aug 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, B.A.

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University Core and General Education Electives

University of Mobile’s undergraduate program is comprised of the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health Professions, Alabama College for Online Studies, Alabama School of the Arts, School of Business, School of Christian Studies, and School of Education. All University of Mobile undergraduate students are required to complete certain basic courses that apply uniformly to the Bachelor of Arts degree, the Bachelor of Business Administration degree, the Bachelor of Science degree, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and the Bachelor of Music degree unless otherwise noted. These are identified as basic course (general education) requirements.

Requirements (Please see NOTES section below)


  1. Consult with your College/School advisor for specific and/or additional requirements relating to general education courses. For example, COM 101  is required for business, Christian studies, and education majors and teacher certification students. MA 110  is required for all majors in the School of Business. Education majors and teacher certification students have very specific requirements, particularly regarding English, Mathematics, History, and Laboratory Sciences.
  2. FS 100 Freshman Seminar (1 semester hour) is required for freshmen only. 
  3. Students earning a Bachelor of Arts degree must also take twelve semester hours of a foreign language. See specific requirements in the World Languages section of the catalog.


Requirements for a Major in History

The history major includes two courses from the following:

Additional Courses


Prerequisites may be required for upper-level courses at the discretion of the advisor. All history majors must complete a minor field of study or two supporting areas.

The BA degree requires two years (twelve hours) of the same foreign language . This option is recommended for students planning to pursue graduate study. In order to graduate with a bachelor degree, students must meet all graduation requirements  listed in the academic information section of this catalog.

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