Major in History

The history department offers 3 types of courses that are open to all Boston College students:

  • Core classes that fulfill the university core requirement (1000-level classes)
  • Electives (2000-level)
  • Upper-division electives (4000-level)

The department also offers 2 types of courses that are restricted to, and required of, all history majors:

  • The Study and Writing of History (3000-level)
  • Senior honors thesis seminar or Senior colloquium (5000-level)