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WKU History FAQ


Q. I'm choosing history as my major. Who would be my advisor?
A. Great, we're glad you're choosing history! You will be assigned to one of History's three undergraduate advisors, Dr. Tamara Van Dyken, Dr. Jennifer Walton-Hanley, or Dr. Richard Weigel. You may contact any of the three advisors for help and advising.

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 advisors?
A. Come to the History Department Office (200 Cherry Hall), where we keep a clipboard with sign-up times for appointments with History's advisors.

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.

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

Each fall, one section of each of the Colonnade 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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 Last Modified 8/8/18