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Bachelor of Arts in History with Concentration in Public History and a Minor in Communication

Course Requirements

Course No. Course Title Credits
COMM 208Public Speaking3
COMM 240Mass Media and Society4
COMM 241Introduction to Cinema and Video4
COMM 246Television Production4
COMM 333Intercultural Communication3
COMM 345Nonfiction Video Production4
HIST 200The Nature of Historical Inquiry4
HIST 330History of American Immigration (*)4
HIST 331Rhode Island History4
HIST 361Seminar in History4
HIST 363Internship in Applied History (**)4-5
HIST 371Reading Course in History4
HIST 381Workshop: History and the Elementary Education Teacher (***)1-2
One course at the 300-level in Western history4
One course at the 300-level in non-Western history4
Five Courses from
HIST 320American Colonial History4
HIST 321The American Revolution4
HIST 322The Early American Republic4
HIST 323The Emergence of Modern America4
HIST 326American Cultural History: The Nineteenth Century4
HIST 333Women in American History4
HIST 334The Black Experience in America4
It is recommended that students also take ANTH 102 and courses in Africana studies, anthropology, or gender and women's studies.
*A 350 topics course on American immigration or American labor history may be substituted for this course.
**Students who have already earned a bachelor's degree must take this course for 5 credits; other students must take it for 4 credits.
***Students who have already earned a bachelor's degree must take this course for 1 credit; other students must take it for 2 credits.

Total Credit Hours

75-77

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