BS Diplomacy and Military Studies Degree Plan

Below is a typical fall-spring sequence for a full-time student planning to complete a B.S. in Diplomacy and Military Studies in four regular academic years (no summers).  Summer and/or winter courses could be taken to expedite the completion of the degree process.  Please take this proposed 4-year plan as only a model.  Completion of the History major will depend on what courses are offered during a given semester, as well as which courses are chosen to fulfill General Education requirements.

Freshman Year
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
FR 1100 Beginning French 4 PSCI 2500 World Politics 3
PSCI 1400 American Political System 3 STSS 2601 War & Civilization 3
PSCI 2000 Intro to Politics 3 HIST 2001 History of World Cultures to 1500 3
WRI 1100 Analyzing, Writing Arguments 3 HIST 2002 Global Experience Since 1500 3
General Ed Requirement 3 WRI 1200 Research, Argument, and Writing 3
Total 16 Total 15
Sophomore Year
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
HIST 3661 History of Warfare to 1500 3 HIST 3662 War & Society since 1500 3
PSCI 3100 International Relations 3 PSCI 3412 American Foreign Policy  3
HIST 3900 Res & Writ Across Time & Culture 3 HIST 3000 Citizenship/Border Identities 3
General Education Requirement 3 General Education Requirement 3
General Education Requirement 3 General Education Requirement 3
General Education Requirement 3     Total 15
Total 18
Junior Year
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
HIST 3666 U.S. Military History 3 PSCI 3411 The U.S. Presidency 3
PSCI 3630 Natl. Sec. Strategy & Policy 3 HIST 3676 U.S. Diplomatic History 3
General Education Requirement 3 Unrestricted Elective 3
Unrestricted Elective 3 Unrestricted Elective 3
Unrestricted Elective 3 Unrestricted Elective 3
Total 15 Total 15
Senior Year
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
HIST 4661 History of Military Thought 3 HIST 4961 Seminar: Military History 3
PSCI 4051 Comparative Politics 3 HIST 3501 Islam & Politics 3
HIST 3441 U.S. History since 1945 3 PSCI 4201 The European Union
Unrestricted Elective 3 Unrestricted Elective
Unrestricted Elective 3 Unrestricted Elective
Total 15 Total 15
Total Credits = 124