History and Political Science B.A.

Core Curriculum Requirements52
Major Core Requirements 157
Electives11
Total Units120

History and Political Science Major

Survey of the Field
HIST-156CU.S. History 13
HIST-203CWorld Civilizations I 13
HIST-204CWorld Civilization II3
POLS-155CAmerican Democracy3
HIST/POLS-262Research Methods in Hist/Poli Science 1,23
SOC-265CIntroduction to Behavioral Statistics 1,63
Electives: Upper division U.S. History and Political Science 3
Select nine units from the following:9
History of Pentecostalism
History of Baseball
U.S. Military History
History and Geography of California
Women in American History
America From Colony to Nation
Wars of America
U.S. 1945-1963: Good Old Days
U.S. Since 1963: Contemp America History History
Topics/Amer Relg Hist:
History Teaching Internship 4
History and Political Science Internship 4
Research Assistantship 4
Special Topic: U.S.:
Race, Identity & Politics
Immigrants in American Politics
Gender & Politics
Latinx Politics
Political Parties, Campaigns & Elections
Constitutional Law
Public Policy Issues
Political Science Teaching Internship 4
History/Political Science Internship 4
U.S. Congress and Representation
Research Assistantship 4
Special Topic: U.S.:
U.S. Presidents and the Presidency
Electives: Upper division non-U.S. History and Political Science 3
Select nine units from the following courses; at least three units must be non-Western or World History: 59
Twentieth-Century Europe
Modern China 5
Imperial China 5
History of England
The British Empire 5
Area Studies: 5
Late Roman-Byzantine Empire
The Birth of Modern Europe
Ancient Greece and Rome
The Revolutionary Atlantic 5
The History of Human Rights 5
The History of Childhood 5
History Teaching Internship 4
Renaissance and Reformation
History and Political Science Internship 4
Research Assistantship 4
Special Topic: Non-U.S.
Comparative Political Thought
Comparative Politics 5
Political Science Teaching Internship 4
History/Political Science Internship 4
Research Assistantship 4
Special Topic: Non-U.S.:
Electives: Upper division History or Political Science
Select 18 units from the courses listed above (unrestricted).18
Capstone Course
HIST-485CHistoriography3
Total Units57

  An exit interview is required of all graduating seniors.

Disclaimer: This sample Four Year Plan is provided as a guide for the recommended sequencing of courses. Vanguard University requires that students complete a minimum of 120 units of required course work as outlined on the Requirements tab in order to receive a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. It is the student's responsibility to confirm with the department the course rotation before enrolling in courses. If applicable, please note the footnotes at the bottom of the page for additional information related to courses listed in a particular year and term. Questions, contact the Department of History and Political Science.


 

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1 Term 1Units
ENGL-120C Persuasive Writing 3
HIST-156C U.S. History 3
KINE-145C Lifetime Fitness/Wellness Lect 1
KINE-146C Lifetime Fitness/Well Activity 1
THEO-101C Foundations of Christian Life 3
SOC-PLCRSocial Science Core Curriculum Reqm't 3
CORE-100C Cornerstone 1
 Units15
Year 1 Term 2
NT-101C New Testament Survey 3
POLS-155C American Democracy 3
SOC-PLCRSocial Science Core Curriculum Reqm't 3
SOC-265C Introduction to Behavioral Statistics 3
FINA-PLCRFine Arts Core Curriculum Requirement 3
 Units15
Year 2 Term 1
HIST-203C World Civilizations I 3
HIST-262 Research Methods in Hist/Poli Science 3
COMM-201C Speech Composition and Presentation 3
ENGL-230C Literature and the Human Experience 3
NSCI-PLCRScience Lec/Lab Requirement 4
 Units16
Year 2 Term 2
HIST-204C World Civilization II 3
OT-201C Old Testament Survey 3
HSPS-PLHD9History Political Science Elective 9 Uni 9
 Units15
Year 3 Term 1
THEO-300C Developing a Christian World View 3
HSPS-PLHD6History Political Science Electives 6
ELCT-PLHD6Electives 6 Units 6
 Units15
Year 3 Term 2
HSPS-PLHD9History Political Science Elective 9 Uni 9
ELCT-PLHD6Electives 6 Units 6
 Units15
Year 4 Term 1
CHIS-400C Christian Heritage 3
HSPS-PLHD9History Political Science Elective 9 Uni 9
ELCT-PLHD3AGeneral Elective 3 Units 3
 Units15
Year 4 Term 2
HIST-485C Historiography 3
HSPS-PLHD3History/Political Science Elective 3u 3
ELCT-PLHD8Elective 8 Units 8
 Units14
 Total Units120