Description of Concentration Requirements
Concentration Requirements for Class of 2012 and Later
The Undergraduate Program in History
In the broadest sense, history entails the study of chronologically and culturally diverse societies, considered singly and comparatively. The aim of a History concentration is to provide students with appreciation of different approaches to the study of the past and to encourage them to develop an understanding of the ways in which societies and cultures change over time. At the time of declaring a History concentration, all students must decide, in consultation with their concentration advisor and other members of the department, what particular combinations of courses will best fulfill these objectives in accordance with the following requirements:
AP, IB, and Other Advanced Secondary Courses: AP, IB, and other advanced secondary courses may count for advanced standing or graduation credit with the permission of the Office of the Dean of the College. They may not, however, count for concentration credit in the history department. Only history courses transferred from tertiary institutions may count for concentration credit.
The concentration form is downloadable here as a PDF.
**Spring 2009 revision**