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History

Requirements for the Minor

One of the following western European history courses:

HIS 232 Ancient Greece HIS 233 Rome HIS 234 Early Christianity: Christ and Caesar HIS 235 The Middle Ages, 300-1300 HIS 240 Renaissance and Reformation, 1300-1600 HIS 241 Early Modern France, 1600-1815 HIS 242 England: The Age of Elizabeth I HIS 243 England: The Age of Empire HIS 245 19th Century Europe HIS 246 20th Century Europe HIS 249 History of Women in Modern Europe

One of the following U.S. history courses:

HIS 105 America to 1877 HIS 106 America since 1865 HIS 202 Native American Culture and the Frontier Experience HIS 210 History of Pennsylvania HIS 221 History of U.S. Popular Culture HIS 222 Social and Intellectual History of the United States HIS 223 African-American History HIS 225 From Elvis to Watergate: American History from 1945-1974 HIS 226 The American Civil War HIS 229 History of U.S. Foreign Relations

One of the following non-western history courses:

HIS 251 Medieval and Early Modern Russia HIS 252 Modern Russia HIS 253 The Baptism of Rus: A History of Religion in Russia HIS 261 China HIS 262 Japan HIS 271 Latin America to 1825 HIS 272 Latin America from 1825 HIS 281 Africa to 1800 HIS 282 Africa since 1800

One special topics history course numbered 301-320, for example:

HIS 301 America in the 1960s HIS 302 The American Civil War HIS 303 The Vietnam War HIS 305 Marriage, Family and Sexuality in History HIS 306 America in the Age of Revolution HIS 307 Monarchs and Dynasties HIS 308 Cold War HIS 309 Prisons, Asylums, Orphanages, and Other Homes for the Disconnected HIS 310 Slavery in America HIS 311 South Africa HIS 312 Topics in History and Film HIS 314 Disease in U.S. History

And two additional history elective courses (totaling 8 semester hours)

 

What can you do with a History degree?

Imagine yourself a teacher, lawyer, financial or policy analyst, minister, museum curator, archeologist, or librarian.