The history degree requires thirty nine semester hoursof coursesbeyond the required general education curriculum.History majors are required to take the two-course sequencesof world civilization and American history as part of the general education requirements.Major requirementsincludetwelvehoursof 3000-4000 level history courses with at least six hours in U.S. history and six hours in World /European history, introductory courses in political science, economics, world geography, foreign language or speech, anthropology or sociology, methods, Arkansas history, andthe capstone writing course.