History (B.S.) - Online

History (B.S.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours39-42

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview (4 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey (4 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
GEOG 200Introduction to Geography 13
HIUS 221Survey of American History I 13
Total Hours6

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
HIEU 201History of Western Civilization I3
or HIEU 202 History of Western Civilization II
HIST 300Historical Methodology3
HIST 491Senior Capstone Seminar3
HIUS 222Survey of American History II3
European History Elective 13
European History Elective 13
U.S. History Elective 23
U.S. History Elective 23
World History Elective 33
History Elective 43
History Elective 43
History Elective 43
Total Hours36

Choose any 300-400 level HIEU course not already required in the major.


Choose any 300-400 level HIUS course not already required in the major.


Choose any 300-400 level HIWD course not already required by the major.


Choose any 300-400 level HIEU, HIST, HIUS, or HIWD course not already required in the major. 

Free Electives 1
Choose 36-45 credit hours of Free Electives36-45
Total Hours36-45

It is strongly recommended that students include 300-400 level GEOG courses in their Free Elective courses

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
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