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2009-2010 Downtown Campus Catalog 
2009-2010 Downtown Campus Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History BA

Students must declare a major by the time they have completed 60 semester hours of course work. For the BA in history, a minimum of 36 semester hours of history course work is required. Majors must complete at least 18 upper-division hours at the University of Colorado Denver. Not more than 48 hours of history will be counted toward graduation requirements. No grade below a C (2.0) will count toward major requirements to graduate.

Course Requirements

Total: 6 Hours

Distribution Requirement

A minimum of 6 semester hours in each of the following areas: United States, Europe and world. At least 3 semester hours in each area must be upper-division.

Total: 18 Hours


The degree requires a minimum of 12 additional semester hours of electives, which can be satisfied by a combination of additional history courses, internships or honors independent study for eligible students (see below for more information).

Total: 12 Hours

Major Total: 36 Hours

BA in History with Secondary Licensure

Students seeking secondary social studies teacher licensure may pursue a BA in history. This option enables them to complete their history major as well as fulfill requirements for licensure at the undergraduate level. Call 303-556-8316 for more information or see the Web site at:  http://thunder1.cudenver.edu/clas/history/BAteaching.html


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