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Est. Total Tuition/Fees $35,741
Credits Required 120
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Campus Locations 24
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ONLINE TUITION INFO

Online courses have a set cost per credit. Online credits are not counted as part of your total credits shown in the university tuition table. Total tuition is based on current rates and tuition rates are subject to change without notice.

Cost Per Credit $0
Total for 120 credits $35,741
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TUITION INFO

Estimated total tuition is based on current rates and student fees for a Utah resident. Tuition rates subject to change. Some courses may have additional fees.

credits/semester $1,787
Total for 20 semesters $35,741
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CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the degree specific course requirements, students must have at least 120 credits in order to graduate with a bachelors degree. Contact your advisor to determine what courses are needed in order to graduate.

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DELIVERY INFORMATION

Courses for this degree take place in classrooms throughout our network of campuses. These courses may be available through Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC) which are broadcast to classrooms or courses may take place in the classroom where broadcasts originate. For more information about this and other delivery types, visit our course delivery page.

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Bachelor of Science in
History

Utah State University’s History program offers a reading- and writing-intensive program. Courses in this program are offered online and via interactive broadcast, allowing students to maintain full-time employment while pursuing a degree. The history program prepares graduates to gain a better understanding about the past and enhance crucial work skills in research, analysis, communications, and collaboration.

The Department of History offers a flexible program to accomplish the following objectives:

  1. Train undergraduates to research, analyze, synthesize, and communicate reasonable conclusions about the past by using the historical method.
  2. Inculcate cultural literacy and provide the knowledge necessary for informed decision making by citizens of Utah, the United States, and the world.
  3. Provide students with crucial work skills in research, analysis, communications, and collaboration, while enriching their lives.
  4. Contribute to the liberal arts curriculum of the university through general education, general interest courses.

The program also offers a history teaching emphasis, which qualifies students for licensure to teach in secondary schools in Utah. For information about the Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) and required coursework, please see the STEP– Secondary Education brochure.

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For Help Getting Started

Please call (800) 233-2137 or send an email to distance.info@usu.edu.

Amanda Adison - Advisor
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Phone: (435) 797-3883
Fax: (435) 797-2096
amanda.adison@usu.edu

In addition to the courses listed below, students must complete all university requirements, and have at least 120 credits in order to graduate with a bachelor's degree. Contact your advisor to dertermine what courses are needed in order to graduate.

Required Courses

  • HIST 1060: Introduction to Islamic Civilization
  • HIST 1100: Foundations of Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval
  • HIST 1500: Cultural and Economic Exchange in the Pre-Nineteenth Century World
  • HIST 1110: Foundations of Western Civilization: Modern
  • HIST 1510: The Modern World
  • HIST 2700: United States to 1877
  • HIST 2710: United States 1877-Present
  • HIST 4860: Teaching History (History Teaching Majors)
  • HIST 4990: Special Topics in History (History Majors)

Electives (21-24 credits)

  • HIST 3130: Greek History
  • HIST 3150: Roman History
  • HIST 3220: Medieval European Civilization
  • HIST 3230: Early Modern Europe
  • HIST 3240: Modern Europe
  • HIST 3250: Renaissance Europe
  • HIST 3730: United States: The New Nation
  • HIST 3740: Jefferson & Jackson
  • HIST 3750: Civil War & Reconstruction
  • HIST 3760: The United States, 1900-1945
  • HIST 3670: Slavery in the Atlantic World
  • HIST 3850: History of Utah
  • HIST 4250: The Reformation in Britain
  • HIST 4290: Europe and the French Revolution, 1700-1815
  • HIST 4600: The History of the American West

Other HIST 3000 or 4000 level history courses.

Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) - For students wanting to teach History

Level 1

  • INST 3500: Technology Tools for Secondary Teachers
  • SCED 3100: Motivation and Classroom Management
  • SCED 3210: Educational and Multicultural Foundations
  • SCED 3300: Clinical Experience I
  • SCED 3500: Teaching Social Studies

Level 2

  • SPED 4000: Education of Exceptional Individuals
  • SCED 4200: Reading, Writing, and Technology
  • SCED 4210: Cognition and Evaluation of Student Learning
  • SCED 4300: Clinical Experience II

Level 3

  • SCED 5500: Student Teaching Seminar
  • SCED 5630: Student Teaching in Secondary Schools