Minor in History
Requirements for the customizable history minor include a base course in European, American or world history, as well as five electives.
Some minors also choose to take advantage of departmental connections to unique internship opportunities, with options including the Smithsonian Institution, Tudor Place Historic House and the American Battlefield Trust.
How to Declare a Minor
- Download and complete the Declaration of Major/Minor Form.
- Bring it to the History Department undergraduate advisor during office hours for a signature.
- Bring a signed copy of the form to the History Department office so that we can add you to the history minors listserv.
- Submit the signed form to the Undergraduate Advising Office.
Columbian College students should declare their minor no later than the beginning of their senior year.
Undergraduate students who select a minor in history must declare their intention to a departmental advisor no later than the beginning of their senior year.
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including one 3-credit selected course and 15 credits in elective courses.
|One course selected from the following:|
|HIST 1011||World History from 1500 to Present|
|HIST 1110||Foundations of Europe to 1715|
|HIST 1120||Europe in the World Since 1715|
|HIST 1121||The War of Ideas in European and International History, 1750-Present|
|HIST 1310||Introduction to American History from the Pre-Columbian Era to 1877|
|HIST 1311||Introduction to American History since 1877|
|At least five upper-level History (HIST) courses numbered 2000 and above.|