The minor in history is designed to teach students the key themes, issues and trends that have shaped humankind. The minor will develop necessary skills in a variety of fields, including education, law, government, social work, business and media, among hundreds of others.
Core History (Minor) Courses
HIST 110 - An Introduction to World Civilizations
This survey will study the various patterns of world civilizations, beginning with ancient societies. The course will focus mainly on their social and cultural influences, trans-cultural interactions, and the impact of these societies on the present. Read more »
HIST 231 - American History to 1877
A survey of the history of the American people from the colonial period to the end of the Civil War. Read more »
Additional Program Requirements
The history minor also requires one of these following courses: HIST 113, 114 or 337; and one of these following courses: HIST 351, 352 or 353.
NOTE: HIST 231 and 232 are interchangeable.