Minor in History

History minors cannot choose CR/NC grading in more than one course in their minor, nor elect CR/NC grading in HIST 300GW.

All course work used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

History Minor — 24 units

Required Courses (15 units)

HIST 110History of Western Civilization I3
or HIST 114 World History to 1500
HIST 111History of Western Civilization II3
or HIST 115 World History Since 1500
HIST 120History of the U.S. through Reconstruction3
HIST 121History of the U.S. since Reconstruction3
HIST 300GWSeminar in Historical Analysis - GWAR3

Electives (9 units)

Upper division electives in history on advisement.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to express knowledge of human experiences, identities, and relationships, both between people and between humans and the natural world, in order to understand the world beyond themselves, within a framework that complements their major area of studies or avocation. (Knowing)
  2. Students will be able to approach complex issues in the past from multiple perspectives, understanding causal relationships in a way that allows them to recognize alternate and resonant ways of being in the world across time and space. (Understanding)
  3. Students will be able to organize evidence, communicate complex information, tell engaging stories, and persuade their audience using both written and oral forms of communication. (Communication Skills)