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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

One of the following U.S. history courses:

HIS 105 America to 1877
HIS 106 America since 1865
HIS 210 History of Pennsylvania
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 228 Disease in US History
HIS 229 History of the United States and the World

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

Plus, one HIS course numbered 301-320.

Plus, two HIS electives.


What can you do with a History degree?

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