Bachelor of Arts in HAPS with History Emphasis Degree Requirements

All requirements for the distance degree program are the same as those for the same degree on campus. Distance degree program students are subject to all Adams State policies, deadlines and graduation requirements, except where noted.

  • You will be required to complete 30 Adams State semester credits which may be met by completing approved Adams State Distance Learning courses listed on the website or other publications.
  • Course credits earned through the distance degree program are entered on the student record without distinction between on-campus and off campus courses.
  • Adams State credits earned in off-campus courses are considered to be the same as those earned in on-campus courses for the purpose of meeting residency or other requirements in degree programs of the institution.

Degree Program Total Credit Requirements

HAPS Core (12 credits):

POLS 291: American Government (3 credits)
HIST 202: U. S. to 1865 (3 credits)
HIST 203: U. S. since 1865 (3 credits)
HGP 471: Senior Seminar (3 credits)

12 hours from each of the following fields:

Europe and Latin America (12 credits):

HIST 328: Chicano History (3 credits)
HIST 330: Middle Ages (3 credits)
HIST 331: Renaissance/Reformation (3 credits)
HIST 334: French Revolution/Napoleon (3 credits)
HIST 342: England (3 credits)
HIST 345: History of Germany (3 credits)
HIST 355: Latin America to1830 (3 credits)
HIST 356: Latin America since 1830 (3 credits)
HIST 357: Mexico (3 credits)
HIST 358: Brazil (3 credits)
HIST 432: 19TH Century Europe (3 credits)
HIST 433: Modern Europe (3 credits)
HIST 434: 20th Century Europe (3 credits)
POLS 468: U. S.-Latin American Relations (3 credits)

United States (12 credits):

HIST 301: Colorado History (3 credits)
HIST 305: The Southwest (3 credits)
HIST 314: Colonial America (3 credits)
HIST 316: American Revolution/Federalist Era (3 credits)
HIST 318: Foundations of American Diplomacy (3 credits)
HIST 320: History of American Women (3 credits)
HIST 322: The Gilded Age/Progressive Era (3 credits)
HIST 350: History of Sports in the U.S. (3 credits)
HIST 363: Civil War and Reconstruction (3 credits)
HIST 426: U. S. in Era of World Wars (3 credits)
HIST 427: U. S. History since 1950 (3 credits)
HIST 436: American Thought (3 credits)
POLS 429: Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice (3 credits)
POLS 430: Constitutional Law; Civil Liberties (3 credits)

World History Requirement

All B.A. HAPS/History emphasis students must take at least 6 credits in World History. This can be met by taking HGP 110 and HGP 111 as part of your general education requirements.

General Electives

General electives may be approved transfer credits or courses taken from Adams State. General electives are credits that are required, but not used elsewhere in the degree program.

HGP Senior Assessment

Successful completion of Senior Assessment procedures (70% average or higher).

Writing Proficiency

Completed by the submission of three graded papers to the Chair along with a newly written analysis of the submissions.

Note: Degree must include 42 upper division (300/400 level) credits. To receive credit, all course grades must be passing (C or better). A minimum of 30 credits must be ASU credits for the BA or BS degree.

Total credits required for graduation: 120 credits

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