History Minor


The study of history is an essential element of the liberal education. Studying history provides both an awareness of the past and the tools to evaluate and express one's knowledge.

A minor in history consists of 20 semester credits with C- or better and at least a 2.0 grade-point average in courses that the Department of History approves.

Five elective HIST courses20
Total Credits20
  • Courses taken on a pass/fail basis may not be used for the minor.
  • No more than 12 credits in 400-level courses may be used for this minor.
  • For transfer students, no more than two transfer courses, or 8 transfer credits, may be used toward the minor.