Minor: History

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • recognize, demonstrate, and apply general knowledge of the world’s civilizations and peoples as well as their political, economic, social, and cultural histories
  • relate the events in their particular stories about the past to the general history of the topic
  • demonstrate the ability to identify and employ primary and/or secondary sources to research a historical topic
  • be able to compose and present clear, well-organized, properly documented, and grammatical academic prose

Program Requirements

A minor in history may be earned with a minimum of 18 credit hours of coursework in the discipline (at least 12 of which must be at the 300- and 400-level). A maximum of 6 of the 18 credit hours may be taken in two of the survey courses. Students may petition for inclusion of up to 3 hours of relevant 300- and 400-level courses offered by other departments to be counted towards the minor. For program description and course selection, please refer to the Bachelor of Arts in History. A history minor also may be earned online.

A maximum of 6 hours of survey courses may be applied to the minor.
Category 1: U.S. History
HISTORY 101U.S. History to 1877 (Focus C)3
HISTORY 102U.S. History Since 1877 (Focus C)3
Category 2: European History
HISTORY 201European History to 1600 (Focus A)3
HISTORY 202European History since 1600 (Focus A)3
Category 3: World History
HISTORY 206World History To 14503
HISTORY 208World History since 14503
Antiquity and Medieval
Ancient World in Cinema
Ancient Greek and Roman Medicine
Special Studies in Antiquity and Medieval History
History of Christianity to the Middle Ages
Medieval Civilization I
Medieval Civilization II
Women and Gender in the Middle Ages
History of the British Isles, ca. 500 to 1500
Archeology and Biblical History
Ancient Egypt
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
Late Antiquity: The Transformation of the Mediterranean World (200–600 AD)
Early Modern and Modern Europe
Special Studies in Early and Modern European History
History of Christianity from the Middles Ages to Present
The French Revolution and Napoleon
Tudor England, 1485-1603
History of Britain 1603-1832
Comparative Histories of Modern Germany
Public History
Studies in Digital Humanities
Special Studies in Public History
Oral History
Museums, Monuments, and American Life: An Introduction to Public History
Archival Internship
Public History Internship
World War One through its Artifacts
Planning For Historic Preservation
American Housing
United States
Special Studies in United States History
Decade of Dissent: The 1960s
The American Revolution, 1763-1789
The Early American Republic, 1789–1850
America, 1850-1877: Civil War and Reconstruction
History of Technology
Missouri/Kansas Border Wars
Civil War in Memory and Film
Rise of the City in the U.S.
The American West
History of the Early American South
American Environmental History
Women in Early America
American History Through Film
Black Civil Rights in the 20th and 21st Centuries
Special Studies in World History
Colonial North America, 1492–1763
Women, Gender and Sexuality in Latin America
Colonial Latin America (From the Encounter to the Early 19th Century)
Modern Latin America
Latin American Crises and Opportunities

 Total Credit Hours: 18