Minor in History

History Minor — 15 units

Electives (15 units)

Students are required to take fifteen units with a HIST prefix, upon advisement. At least twelve of those units must be upper division (300+). At least six of those units must be taken at SF State. Three units of independent study (HIST 699) or internship courses (HIST 698) may be allowed by advisement.

History minors cannot choose CR/NC grading in more than one course in their minor.

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

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)