24 hours of junior-senior electives to include 6 hours in United States History, 6 hours in European History, 3 hours in non-Western History. Students must complete a Capstone Experience. At least 9 hours must be at the 400 level history courses.
HIST 395 will be double counted as an upper division elective course in the history major for dual-degree students seeking a BS in History and a BSED in Social Science Education. It is a requirement in the BSED program in Social Science Education.
To complete the program, a total of 42 hours is required, including a minor, or second major, or other approved program and general electives. At least 30 hours of the courses taken at WCU must be at the junior-senior level to meet one of the general university degree requirements.
Students should consult their advisors during the term before their senior year to create a plan for their Capstone Experience.