Freshmen: New freshmen admitted to USU in good standing qualify for admission to the Department of History as pre-majors.
Transfer students: Students transferring from other institutions or from other USU majors may be accepted as a pre-major in history. They must also have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
International students: International students should check the USU Office of International Students and Scholars for additional requirements.
To be a history major, students must complete at least 15 credits with an overall GPA of 2.5 and complete certain pre-major courses. Students majoring in history teaching and applying to the STEP program must go through an application process, which includes the following:
Complete 60 semester credits with a minimum GPA of 3.0
Complete certain core courses (see department for more information)
Complete a speech and hearing test
Pass the Teacher Education Writing Exam
Provide an unofficial copy of your transcript
Pass a criminal background check (this should be done one semester before submitting the application)