Suggested Four Year Plan: History/Political Science

This four year plan is a sample and is only for planning purposes; this is not an official document. You are required to meet with an Academic Advisor each semester.

Year One: Fall (16 units)

Year One: Spring (17 units)

U.S. History (HIST 156C)
Cornerstone (CORE 100C)
Foundations of Christian Life (THEO 101C) or Intro to Theology (THEO 103C)
Social Science Requirement (ANTH 102C, PSYC 103C or SOC 100C)
Persuasive Writing (ENGL 120C)
Data Analysis (MATH 145C) or Intro to Statistics (SOCS 265C)
U.S. Government (POLS 155C)
New Testament Survey (NT 101C)
Social Science Requirement (ANTH 102C, PSYC 103C or SOC 100C)
Lifetime Wellness and Fitness (KINE 145C plus activity course KINE 146C)
Research Methods (HIST/POLS 262)
Elective (3 units)

Year Two: Fall (15 units)

Year Two: Spring (16 units)

World Civilizations I (HIST 203C)
Macroeconomics (SOCS 215)
Speech Composition (COMM 201C)
History/Political Science Course of Choice*
Literary Perspectives (ENGL 230C) or Other Literature Requirement
World Civilizations II (HIST 204C)
Old Testament Survey (OT 201C)
Empirical World (NSCI 210C)
Intro to the Arts (FINA 215C)
or Other Fine Arts Requirement
History/Political Science Course of Choice*

Year Three: Fall (15 units)

Year Three: Spring (15 units)

History/Political Science Course of Choice*
History/Political Science Course of Choice*
Developing a Christian World View (THEO 300C)
Electives (6 units)**
History/Political Science Course of Choice*
History/Political Science Course of Choice*
History/Political Science Course of Choice*
Electives (6 units)**

Year Four: Fall (15 units)

Year Four: Spring (15 units)

History/Political Science Course of Choice*
History/Political Science Course of Choice*
History/Political Science Course of Choice*
Christian Heritage (CHIS 400C)
Elective (3 units)**
Historiography (HIST 485)
History/Political Science Course of Choice*
History/Political Science Course of Choice*
Electives (6 units)**

* History/Political Science courses of choice should include three non-U.S. courses, including at least one non-Western course.

** Electives may be any VU courses, including additional History/Political Science classes.