The attached PROGRAM CHANGE is being proposed by the
Department of History and Political Science.
**Please note: The bulk of these
course deletions, course changes, and new courses were
passed by the University Senate on Thursday, 2/8. (see
AAC has delayed discussion of the Program change proposal
(and course deletions and changes effecting other minors)
until we receive a report from the Academic Planning
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Faculty Member Preparing: Dr. Karen Guenther
1) Date: 2/08/01 Department: History & Political
2) Rationale for change:
Curricular and program changes
resulting from program review. The intent is to
standardize offerings with other SSHE institutions and
to comply with changes in certification
3) Old Degree and/or Program Title (attach Old ER)
New Degree and/or Program Title (attach New
ER) HISTORY B.A.
List all change(s) (e.g. degree, program,
addition/deletion of course(s), etc.).
- Change number of hours required for graduation
from 128 to 120.
- Revise degree requirements for B.A. (and, with
Chapter 354, B.S.E.) majors.
a. Six credits of World Civilization
(HST 111, 112, 113)
b. Six credits of United States History (HST
c. Three credits of Historical Methods (HST
d. Three credits of Pennsylvania History (HST
401) or Senior Seminar (HST496).
e. Six credits of European History from the
HST 220, 313, 330, 345, 366, 420
f. Six credits of United States History from
HST 210, 265, 303, 304, 305, 307,
310, 315, 320, 333, 389, 406, 415, 431
g. Six credits of Global History from the
HST 377, 387, 388, 389, 452, 471,
3. Delete existing courses that will not be
offered under the new program.
HST 101, 102, 215, 225, 232, 250, 300, 301, 302,
306, 340, 346, 351, 359, 364, 365, 375, 376, 385,
386, 425, 430, 444, 451, 458, 470
4. Add new courses that reflect faculty training
and changes in the discipline since last program
HST 111: World Civilization to 1500
HST 112: World Civilization
HST 226: Film as History
HST 290: Historical Methods
HST 303: Early American History to
HST 305: Rise of Industrial America,
HST 313: Women in European History
HST 320: History of American Technology and
HST 330: Rome: From Republic to
HST 333: History of Ethnic and Religious
Diversity in America
HST 350: Introduction to Public
HST 377: History of Latin America
HST 420: Nazi Germany and the
HST 431: History of Consumer Culture in
HST 452: South Africa: From Cape Colony to
HST 471: History of Mexico & the
HST 487: Pacific Rim: History and the
5. Course changes:
HST 113: World in the Twentieth
Century (formerly HST 104). Number changed to
provide three semester sequence for World
HST 265: History of Sports in American
Society (formerly HST 205). Number changed to
provide upper level course in Sports History,
consistent with sports history offerings at other
HST 366: Twentieth Century Europe. Course
HST 388: History of Africa. Course
description changed and prerequisite
6. Establish equivalencies for students
currently enrolled at Mansfield University.
HST 111 and 112 will satisfy the
current ER requirement of HST 101 and 102.
HST 290 will satisfy the current ER
requirement of HST 300.
HST 305, 307, 389, 431 will satisfy the
current ER requirement for 20th century U.S.
4) Program description for catalog:
5) Effect proposal has on other programs:
One additional history course for Women's Studies
One additional history course for African American
Two fewer history courses for Latin American
Studies minor, but revised courses will be more
comprehensive and will be offered more frequently.
Two fewer history courses for Native American
6) Request date to be offered:
Fall Semester, 2001.