History (B.A.)

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History Degree

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

The History degree offered by Crown College provides graduates with a Bachelor of Arts and offers a solid preparation for those preparing for graduate studies in history, law school or seminary. The program can also lead to career opportunities reliant upon a solid knowledge of history such as museums, education, government, business, library science and public administration.

The History bachelor’s degree is also a good choice as a pre-seminary program, offering the biblical and general educational foundation that the American Association of Theological Schools and evangelical seminaries suggest for seminary and ministry-oriented graduate schools.

History Major (B.A.) Courses

Program Requirements


Christian Studies Core


I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits


General Education Core


II. General Education - 40 Credits


Major Core


III. History Major - 42 Credits


IV. Electives - 19 Credits *


  • Electives 11 Credits
  • 300-400 Electives 8 Credits

At least 30% of this degree, or a minimum of 38 credits, must be at the upper (300-400) level. If you choose to take lower-level Christian Studies core classes (CHM 201 or CHM 210), then you must take enough upper-level general electives to meet this requirement.

* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core and Major Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.

Total - 125 Credits


1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, ESL, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, ESL, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

3 Fine arts courses include music, art, drama, and dance. COM 328  also qualifies as a fine arts elective. (Only three credits of music organizations and/or lessons can be counted toward humanities/fine arts requirements.)

Four-Year Suggested Program for the History Major


Freshman Year


Fall Semester - 15 Credits


Spring Semester - 16 Credits


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester - 16 Credits


Spring Semester - 15 Credits


Departmental Acceptance


Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and completion of half of the Christian Service requirements are required for departmental admission in the History major.

Junior Year


Fall Semester - 16 Credits


Spring Semester - 16 Credits


Senior Year


Fall Semester - 16 Credits


Spring Semester - 15 Credits




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