Allendale Campus

Allendale Campus

Set on 1,304 acres along the scenic Grand River Valley, the Allendale main campus is home to modern classrooms and labs, contemporary housing, outstanding fitness and sports facilities, a comprehensive library, and much more.

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Northwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: History

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 4
MTH 121 4
HST 101 4
Humanities elective 3
Second Semester
ENG 112 4
HST 102 4
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
HST 111 4
HST 235 3
HST elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
HST 112 4
History elective 3
Science elective 4
Social science elective 3
HST 230 3


  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third-semester proficiency in a foreign language. Students seeking the B.S. degree must take MTH 131.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-HST course.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.   Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • Choose electives from:  HST 230, HST 225, HST 237 , HST 247


Careful training in research, writing, critical reading, and interpretation make history graduates attractive to a great number of employers who value these abilities. History majors enjoy a high rate of employment in a wide variety of careers, including politics, law, business, education, journalism, foreign and civil service, editing, and private research.

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
Phone (616) 331-2025 • 1-800-748-0246 •