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Q. I'm choosing history as my major. Who would be my adviser?
A. Your adviser would be the Undergraduate Adviser for History, Dr. Richard Weigel (see the sidebar to the left at the top of the page).

Q. Where do I go to declare history as my major/minor?
A. You may declare a major or minor at the Department office.

Q. Where can I set up an appointment with the history undergraduate advisor?
A. Come to the History Department Office (200 Cherry Hall), where we keep a clipboard with sign-up times for appointments with the undergraduate advisor, Dr. Richard Weigel.

Q. Who teaches the world history classes?
A. All members of the faculty teach World History in rotation. If you discover that your course has a listing of "staff" you may contact the main department office to ask who is teaching that section.

Q. Where can I find the history degree program requirements?
A. You can find the requirements of the history major and minor, and the social studies major by following this link, or by coming into the department main office.

Questions About Honors History

Q. Which history courses can be taken for honors credit? 

Each fall, one section of each of the general education classes, HIST 101 and 102, are offered for honors credit along with several upper level honors courses. Each spring, one upper level course is offered for honors credit. Check TopNet for the list of specific courses offered each semester.

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