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Program at a Glance

College of Arts and Humanities
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History (B.A.) may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

Admission Requirements

  • None

Degree Requirements

  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • Students must earn at least a "C" (2.0) in each history course for it to be counted toward the major.
  • Co-op credit cannot be used in this major.
  • Students should consult with a departmental advisor at
  • Departmental Residency Requirement consists of at least 18 semester hours of regularly scheduled 3000-4000 level courses taken from the UCF History Department.
  • Students must compile a portfolio of 8-12 examples of graded, written work from UCF History classes.
  • Students must complete 33 hours in upper-level history courses.
  • Courses designated in General Education Program and Common Program Prerequisites are usually completed in the first 60 hours.

Online History, BA

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Archivist
  • Genealogist
  • History Consultant
  • History Teacher
  • Lawyer
  • Museum Curator
  • Museum Educator
  • Non-Profit Administrator
  • Politician
  • Public Historian

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