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The history minor is an excellent complement to a number of majors, including Creative Writing, Political Science, Communication, and English.  For anyone broadly interested in the past and the nature of change over time, the history minor allows you to explore history coursework in time periods and themes that appeal to you.  The minor requires 18 history hours in history.

History Minor Requirements


Choose either

World History

  • HIS 101 – World Civilization to 1600
  • HIS 102 – World Civilization 1600 to present


American History

  • HIS 109 – US History to 1877
  • HIS 110 – US History 1877 to present


Select four History courses: (12 Semester Hours) at the 200-level or above

Total: 18 credit hours