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History (BA)

This grid offers a suggested approach for students to prepare them for a BA degree in History with the AA in Liberal Arts while best satisfying Marymount University’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements.

A full description of MU’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements is available here. Please click here for more information about NOVA courses that fulfill Liberal Arts Core requirements.

Please verify with your NOVA advisor that the courses you choose are appropriate for a timely NOVA graduation. It is also imperative that you meet with your Marymount advisor for Marymount's program and graduation requirements. For more information about the BA in History, please contact the School of Arts and Sciences at aas@marymount.edu or 703-284-1560.

Below is a two-year pathway from NOVA. A full 4-year sample plan is available here.
Fall Semester (Year One) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
ENG 111 College Composition 3 EN 101 Composition I Written Communication (WR)
Natural Science with Lab 4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Natural Science (NS)
MTH 151 or higher 3-4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Mathematics (MT)
HIS Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory History (HI-1)
Elective 3    
Total Credits 16-17    
Spring Semester (Year One) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 EN 102 Composition II Written Communication (WR)
Natural Science with Lab 4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Natural Science (NS)
MTH 152 or higher 3-4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Mathematics (MT)
PSYCH or SOC 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Social Science (SS-1)
Introductory Philosophy course 3 PH 100 Introduction to Philosophy Introductory Philosophy (PH-1)
Total Credits 16-17    
 
Fall Semester (Year Two) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
ENG Literature Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Literature (LT-1)
Foreign Language (___201) 3    
Fine Arts Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Fine Arts (FNA)
PLS 135 American National Politics or PLS 212 US Government II 3 POL 104 American Government Introductory Social Science (SS-1)
Religion TRS Course 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Advanced Theology and Religious Studies (TRS-2)
Total Credits 15    
 
Spring Semester (Year Two) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
Foreign Language (__202) 3    
CST 110 Introduction to Communication or CST 126 Interpersonal Communication 3 CMD 900 Communication and Media Design Elective  
HIS Elective 3    
PED 116 Elective + SDV Elective + PED Elective 1 + 1 + 1 HPR 900 HPR Elective (2 cr) (no credit for SDV)  
HIS Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory History (HI-1)
Total Credits 15    

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