History Minor Requirements

The minor in history offers to students majoring in other programs of study an opportunity to pursue a serious interest in history.

  • Students must earn a “C-“ or higher grade in all courses used to satisfy minor requirements and may not be taken satisfactory/unsatisfactory.
  • At least 2 of the 4 electives must be taken directly from the History Department.  
Introductory Courses
Select one of the following:6
Two introductory history courses (AS.100.1xx)
One introductory history course (AS.100.1xx) + one "Freshman Seminar" (AS.100.130-AS.100.160)
Elective Courses
One 200-level or higher history course3
Three 300-level or higher history courses9
Total Credits18

Cognate Courses The History Department encourages interdisciplinary work in cognate fields of learning. History minors are therefore strongly advised to take additional courses in any department, including the History Department, that relate to the student’s major discipline in a historical way.