History & Political Science Department
Gain access to the human experience and discover the forces that affect our way of living. Take on relevant skills and an enhanced capacity for informed citizenship, critical thinking and awareness.
Whenever you are on campus, please accept our invitation to visit our department which is located in the Ganus Building. We look forward to meeting you and sharing further detailed information about our programs of study and how we can help you attain your educational and career goals.
The mission of the Department of History and Political Science is to provide a quality, Christ-honoring instruction in the study of the past, politics, and public life that enables students to perceive the meaning, and determine the context, of societal issues.
The Department of History and Political Science grants credit for AP and CLEP examination scores as per the following schedule. If you need further information on these programs, please contact us.
Advanced Placement Credit
|AP Course||AP Examination Score||Harding Course||Credit Hours|
|European History||4||Hist 2100 or 2110||3|
|Government & Politics||4||Pols 1787||3|
|U.S. History||3||Hist 1010 or 1020||3|
|U.S. History||4||Hist 1010 and 1020||6|
CLEP Subject Examinations
|Subject Examination||Cut Score||College Course||Credit Earned|
|American Government||62||Pols 1787||3|
|History of U.S. I||59||Hist 1010||3|
|History of U.S. II||59||Hist 1020||3|
|Western Civilization I||57||Hist 2100||3|
|Western Civilization II||57||Hist 2110||3|