History Minor

SSH PEAK

16 credits

Complete 3 credits from the social science list, 6 credits from two geographic distribution areas (Asia, Europe, Latin America, Mediterranean, or United States), an additional 3 credits of 300-level HIS coursework of student choice, and HIS-470 (1 credit) for a total of 16 credits of HIS coursework.

Social Science (3 credits)

Complete one of the following courses:

HIS-204History of the Modern U.S.

3

HIS-210History of Modern East Asia

3 credits

HIS-220History of Modern Europe

3 credits

HIS-225History of Modern Ideas, 1750-1890

3 credits

HIS-226History of Modern Ideas, 1890-2000

3 credits

HIS-230History of Modern Latin America

3 credits

History Portfolio (1 credit)

Students will enroll in HIS-470 in their final semester before graduation. The first Friday after mid-semester break, students will submit a portfolio of relevant work completed, such as exams and papers. In 1000 to 1500 words, students will complete an assessment of the most important academic lessons learned and skills acquired during their course of study. The evaluation must also provide an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of the minor. The portfolio is required for completion of the minor and will be graded Pass/Fail. 

HIS-470History Portfolio

1 credit

Geographic distribution areas

At least six credits of the 16 total for the minor should be completed from two of the following geographic areas:

Asia

HIS-340Pre-Modern Chinese History

3 credits

HIS-345Modern China

3 credits

HIS-357Popular Culture in Modern Chinese History

3 credits

HIS-358People's Republic of China

3 credits

HIS-359Pre-Modern Japan

3 credits

HIS-384Modern Japan

3 credits

Europe

HIS-339National Socialism & the Final Solution

3 credits

HIS-34718th-Century Europe: Empires and Modernity

3 credits

HIS-34819th-Century Europe: Revolutions and Empires

3 credits

HIS-34920th-Century Europe: Conflict and Unity

3 credits

HIS-351History of Science

3 credits

HIS-360Britain, Empire, and World, 1639-1832

3 credits

HIS-361Britain, Empire, and World, 1832-2010

3 credits

HIS-362European Jewish History

3 credits

Latin America

HIS-380Colonial Latin America

3 credits

HIS-382Revolutionary Mexico

3 credits

HIS-385Conquest and Encounters

3 credits

HIS-386Religions in Latin American

3 credits

HIS-387Cuba

3 credits

HIS-388Gender, Race, and Sexuality in Latin America

3 credits

HIS-383Authoritarian Governments in Latin America

3 credits

Mediterranean

HIS-328Mythology: Classical History and Archaeology

3 credits

HIS-331Ancient Greece

3 credits

HIS-332Ancient Rome

3 credits

HIS-333Jews Under Islam

3 credits

HIS-364The Life of Jesus: History and Archaeology

3 credits

HIS-376History of Zionism and Modern Israel

3 credits

United States

HIS-300The United States Since 1945

3 credits

HIS-301Vast Early America

3 credits

HIS-305The Presence of the Past: Introduction to Public History

3 credits

HIS-307The American West

3 credits

HIS-310Jewish History and Culture in the Americas

3 credits