B.A. in History - Public History

St. Mary's University Core 1
SMC 1301Foundations of Civilization3
SMC 1311Foundations of Reflection:Self3
SMC 1312Foundations of Reflection: Nature3
SMC 1313Foundations of Reflection: Others3
SMC 1314Foundations of Reflection: God3
SMC 2301Foundations of Practice: Ethics3
SMC 2302Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action3
SMC 2303Foundations of Practice:Fine Arts and Creative Process3
SMC 2304Foundations of Practice: Literature3
SMC 4301Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community & Civilization3
School of Humanities and Social Sciences School Specific Core
Speech3
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Rhetoric & Composition 23
Rhetoric and Composition
Mathematics3
Select one of the following:
Mathematical Logic for the Humanities
Mathematical Topics in the Social Sciences
College Algebra
Finite Mathematics
Precalculus
Business Statistics
Calculus I
Foreign Language6
Select one of the following options:
6 hours at the sophomore level (2311, 2312) in a Foreign Language previously studied for a minimum of one year
6 hours of introductory level (1311, 1312) in a Foreign Language not previously studied
12 hours of CLEP credit for a language previously studied
Social Science3
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Business Enterprise
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Adjudication of Social Issues
Introductory Macroeconomic Theory
Introductory Microeconomic Theory
American National Government
Texas State & Local Government
Introduction to Global Affairs
General Psychology
Human Factors
Introductory Sociology
Social Issues
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Perspectives and Themes in Social Science
Science3
Select one of the following:
General Biology for Non-Majors
General Biology for Non-Majors
Food & Nutrition I
Food & Nutrition II
Preparatory Chemistry
Chem Concepts & Applications
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
General Geology
Geology of Earth Resources
Geology of Energy Resources
Intro. Environmental Science
Physics Concepts & Application
Modern Astronomy
General Physics I
General Physics II
Theology3
Select an Advanced Theology 33XX course
Fine Arts3
Select one course from AR, DM, or MU
Literature3
Select any EN 23XX literature course
History Major Courses
HS 1301Historical Analysis: U. S. History to 18773
HS 1302Historical Analysis: U. S. History since 18773
HS 1303Historical Analysis: Introduction to Latin American History3
HS 1351Historical Analysis: World History to 15003
HS 1352Historical Analysis: World History since 15003
HS 5390Historiography, Method and Research3
HS 5393The Power of the Past: Introduction to Public History3
HS 5394Public History Practicum: Internship and Project3
Select one HS 33XX Elective3
Select one HS 43XX Elective3
Select one HS 53XX Elective3
Select one HS 33XX, 43XX, 53XX Elective3
Electives
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline.24
Proficiency Information Technology and Information Literacy
For this major, this requirement will be fulfilled by successfully completing HS 5390, or passing the iSkills test with 250.
Total Semester Hours120
1

All St. Mary's Core SMC13XX "Reflection" courses must be completed before registering for SMC 23XX "Practice" courses. "Reflection" courses can be taken in any order followed by "Practice" courses in any order.

2

Grade of “C” or better is required.  International students may be required to take EN1313 to fulfill this requirement.

This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with your adviser on a regular basis. 

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 13XX3SMC 13XX 3
SMC 13XX 3SMC 13XX 3
Foreign Language3EN 13113
Speech3Foreign Language3
HS 13013HS 13023
ND 01010 
 15 15
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 13XX 3SMC 23XX 3
Mathematics3SMC 23XX 3
HS 13033Literature3
HS 13513HS 13523
HS 33XX3HS 43XX3
 15 15
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX 3SMC 23023
Social Science3Fine Arts3
Science3Theology3
HS 53903HS 53933
Elective3Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
HS 53XX3SMC 43013
HS 53943HS 33XX/43XX/53XX3
Elective3Elective3
Elective3Elective3
Elective3Elective3
 15 15
Total Semester Hours 120