The History Department at Appalachian State offers several undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a history minor and an academic concentration in history for programs mandating a second academic concentration. Undergraduate degrees include
- Bachelor of Arts in History
- Bachelor of Science in History - Secondary Education
- non-teaching Bachelor of Science degrees in History with either a Public History or Multi-disciplinary concentration.
A thesis is required for the Master of Arts in History, but optional for the Master of Arts Public History program. The History Department at Appalachian State University uses the cohort model for the MA in History, Secondary Education. Students are admitted at the beginning of a cohort only, and they take all courses together at an extension site. In addition, cohort members take comprehensive exams together. All courses are taught at the ASU Center in Hickory.
All programs are planned in consultation with undergraduate advisors in the History Department and are subject to the advisor's approval. Students are urged to plan their programs as early as possible in their academic careers.