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Curricular Requirements for the History Minor

      1. One introductory course chosen from among HIST1011 (formerly 38), 1110 (39), 1120 (40), 1310(71), 1311(72), and 1121 (New: Europe’s War of Ideas – 1750 – Today). This requirement can also be fulfilled by scoring 4 or 5 on the US (6 credits for 1310 and 1311), European (3 credits 1120), and World (3 credits for 1011) Advanced Placement Examination or waived by scoring 650 or above on the SAT II World (1011) or US History (1310 and 1311).

       2. Five courses numbered 2000 or higher.


How to Declare a Minor in History

Students in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences should declare their minor no later than the beginning of their senior year. Fill out the Declaration of Major/Minor form, listing the courses you have taken and plan to take to fulfill the requirements for the Minor. Have your form signed by the History Department Undergraduate Advising Coordinator (currently Professor Long) during his office hours. ( Then take the form to 335 Phillips Hall in order to add your email address to the History Minors Listserv and then return it to 107 Phillips Hall.

Students in the Elliott School of International Affairs should fill out a Minor Declaration Form, and have it signed by the History Department Undergraduate Advising Coordinator (currently Professor Steven Brady) during his office hours. Then take the form to 335 Phillips Hall in order to add your email address to the History Minors Listserv and then return it to the ESIA Office of Academic Advising and Student Services.

* Students must earn a C- or higher for course credit to count towards these requirements.