Note: History majors may not earn the History minor.
The History Minor is effective Winter 2019. For information regarding the Public History Minor which was effective prior to Winter 2019, please see the drop down below.
This minor allows students to study the field of history, which trains historians to be active participants in society using new and innovative methods to convey history to a wide range of audiences. The History minor allows for a broad global perspective or a more focused approach depending on the student's interests and strives to teach the value of history and the need to learn about the past to better understand the present and shape the future.
Who could benefit:
Students who are applying to graduate studies in history, anthropology, art history, and library science.
Students who want to work in museums, historical societies, or on historical sites.
Students who want to work as preservationists, curators, educators, oral historians, park rangers, interpretive guides, media and public relations professionals, and public policy analysts.
Environmental Science or Environmental Studies students who are interested in working in zoos and other sites that educate the public about the history and current state of the environment.
HISTORY MINOR COURSE REQUIREMENTS
NOTE: The History minor cannot be earned by students seeking a Bachelor of Arts in History.
All courses in the minor must be completed with a cumulative 2.0 GPA.