Major Requirements

Course Requirements to be taken with UMBC @ Shady Grove

HIST201 Introduction to the Study of History

HIST496 (American) or HIST497 (Non-U.S.) Historical Research

Students must take at least 18 credits of 300-400-level history courses with the following requirements:

  • At least 15 credits must be 400-level courses
  • Nine or more credits must be U.S. History courses
  • 12 or more credits must be African, Asian, European, or Latin American courses

Course Requirements not offered at ShadY Grove

HIST110 or HIST111

HIST101 or HIST102

HIST103 or HIST200


*** For information on course equivalencies at community colleges, please go to the ARTSYS web site:

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