College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


Minor in History

Minor in History

A Minor in History is a fantastic complement to a variety of other degree programs, particularly Geography, Communications, Art History, Leisure, Youth and Human Services, Anthropology, and Sociology. Students can tailor the minor to their specific geographical and topical interests or can choose to minor in Public History. The Minor in History is an incredibly flexible platform. The minor requires 18 hours of history credits, 12 of which must be taken at the 4000 level. 

Recommended Course:

  • HIST 1120 United States History since 1877 (3 hours)


For more information, please contact the History Minor Advisor, Dr. Jennifer McNabb at

Minor in Public History

The Public History Minor consists of 18 units of credit hours. Students begin their public history work the first semester of their junior year. Courses include:

  • HIST 1010 Introduction to the Study of History (Fall or Spring semester)
  • HIST 4010 Introduction to Public History (Fall semester)
  • HIST 4030 Internship in Historical Studies (Spring semester)
  • HIST 4030 Internship in Historical Studies (Summer or Fall semester)
  • 2 History or related courses at the 3000-level or above (Variable)

For more information, please contact the Public History Minor Advisor, Dr. Cheryl Dong at

Further details on the Public History Minor can be found here. For more information on specific courses offered by the Department of History, please see the Academic Catalog course descriptions