Area V Requirements For History Students planning to major in History must complete 23 semester hours to fulfill Area V: Complete a second 6 semester hour sequence in History in addition to the sequence satisfying the Area IV requirement. Complete 6 semester hours of coursework selected from AGSC approved courses not previously taken in Area II, III, and/or IV. The remaining 11 hours of Area V must be fulfilled by selecting additional courses which are approved general education courses within Areas II and IV. No more than six hours may be taken in any single discipline, with the exception of foreign languages. Students are strongly encouraged to balance coursework among the social sciences group, the humanities and fine arts group, and foreign languages.