Minor in History

Students may seek either an academic major or minor in history.

The history minor complements the skills the student gains in his or her major discipline by offering a historical perspective and by developing critical thinking and an appreciation of the major contributions of various events and individuals to human civilization.

Requirements for the Minor

A minor in history requires the completion of 15 credits of coursework in history. All HIST courses apply. Students are recommended to take HIST 289 as the first course in the minor and take HIST 309 after all other courses in the minor.

Courses already applied toward other degree requirements (e.g., major or general education) may not be applied toward the minor. At least 9 credits must be earned in upper-level courses (numbered 300 or above). Prerequisites apply for all courses.

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