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  • Program Designation: Minor

    Program Contact:

    Academic Division: Behavioral and Social Sciences

    Program Description:

    Do you like watching the History Channel or reading historical novels or biographies? Then a History Minor might be for you! When you pursue a History Minor, you'll study the history of the United States or Europe in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries and have the opportunity to select elective courses focusing on your areas of interest.

    Minor Requirements

    Students who major in any discipline other that history/political science may earn a minor in history by completing the following requirements:

    American or European History


    Two of the following courses:

    • Three history electives (at least two at the 1300 level or above) - 9 Credits

    Total Credits: 15

    Please be advised

    Please be advised that some programs or courses of study require that students complete rotations, fieldwork, internships/externships and/or teaching assignments at facilities external to the university, while other programs or courses of study may offer voluntary internships or externships at facilities external to the university. Depending on the program or course, such facilities will or may require a criminal background check, an act 33/34 clearance (if applicable), and perhaps a drug screen to determine participant qualification or eligibility. Additionally, in order to become licensed, many states will inquire as to whether the applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor, a felony, or a felonious or illegal act associated with alcohol and/or substance abuse.