Department Chair

  • James C. Harrison
    Professor of History
    Kiernan Hall 228

Suggested Course Sequence--History Majors


History Major Suggested Course Sequence
Suggested sequence for History majors. This only works for those entering Siena already intent on majoring in History.   
Fall      HIST 101/HIST 190 (CDH)                Spring             HIST 201
            FOUN 100                                                                  FOUN 105
            Language                                                                      Language
            Social Science (CAS)                                                   ENGL011 (CDE)
            Social Science (CAS)                                                   RELG (CDR)
                                                                                                Total History Credits: 6
Fall      HIST 202                                             Spring              HIST
            HIST 203                                                                     HIST 204
            Philosophy (CDP)                                                        2 Area requirements [CAL,
            Aesthetic (CAA)                              CAH (cannot be a history course), CAR, CAP]
            Math/Science (CAN or CDR)                                      Math/Science (CAN or CDR)
                                                                                                Total History Credits: 12
                                                                                                Cumulative total: 18
Fall    HIST                                                   Spring                HIST 290
           HIST                                                                             HIST
           Math/Science (CAN or CDR)                                       3 electives
           2 electives                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                Total History Credits: 12
                                                                                               Cumulative total: 30
Fall      HIST499                                          Spring                 HIST   
             HIST                                                                           4 electives       
             3 electives
                                                                                                Total History Credits: 9
                                                                                                Cumulative total: 39
HIST499 is taken in either the Fall or Spring term and must be passed for graduation. HIST 290 must be taken the semester preceding registering for HIST 499. 
HIST 110 must be completed between sophomore year and graduation.