The Bachelor of Arts degree in History combines 30 credit hours of core history classes and nine hours of electives in history or religion. After completing major and core requirements, students will be able to research, write, and defend a variety of historical theories and movements and will be prepared for graduate work and employment in a wide array of disciplines and industries.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin or the major status sheet for complete information regarding major requirements.
Students studying history at Grove City College may also prepare for careers in teaching and education by majoring in history leading to 7-12 certification in secondary education social studies. Students complete courses unique to the history major while fulfilling the required liberal arts and education core. In addition to the 91 credit hours of major coursework, students participate in real-life teaching situations during field experiences and student teaching.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin for major status sheets and information regarding state-specific certification requirements that are additional to the curriculum.
To earn a minor in history, students must complete an 18 credit hour program, choosing six classes in American or European history or other history electives. This minor integrates well with a variety of other disciplines such as sociology, political science, and economics.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin or the minor course requirements for complete information regarding minors.
To earn a minor in Classical Studies, students must take 21 credit hours from a combination of English, Greek, history, philosophy, political science, and Latin classes.