Requirements

MAJOR: Stern College for Women

Thirty-three credits: HIST 1101, 1102, either 3001 or 3002 (capstone course) plus 24  additional HIST credits, of which 6 must be in American History and 3 in non-Western history. Courses that cover both the U.S. and the non-Western world may be counted either as U.S. or as non-Western history, but not as both.

With the permission of the departmental advisor, up to 6 credits in Jewish history (in excess of those used to meet the Jewish studies requirement and distribution) may be counted toward the major.

A maximum of 6 AP History credits with a score of 4 or 5 may apply toward the major.

Majors are encouraged to master at least one language in addition to English and Hebrew. Knowledge of the relevant language is essential for M.A. and PhD programs in History.

MINOR: Stern College for Women

Eighteen credits: HIST 1101, 1102, plus 12 additional HIST credits, of which 3 credits must be in American History.

With the permission of the departmental advisor, up to 3 credits in Jewish history (in excess of those used to meet the Jewish studies requirement and distribution) may be counted toward the minor.

Detailed history factsheet (PDF)