A Minor in History can round out your degree and enhance your career opportunities. Students will engage in an in-depth study of the past and its connections to the present while learning the processes of historical inquiry. Students will learn key critical thinking, analysis, research, and communication skills.

Minor in History

The Department of History offers a Minor in History for non-majors who wish to complement their major field of study. This five-course option allows students to gain a broader perspective on human events and to develop their abilities in historical research, interpretation, and analysis.

*Consider adding a Minor in History to your Bachelor of Arts degree. A Minor in History complements and works well with the  below majors. 

Listing of applicable graduate certificates

Art History

Classical Languages and Cultures (Languages and Literatures)

Criminal Justice and Criminology

Cultural Anthropology (Sociology)



Environmental Studies

Film and Media Arts


Liberal Arts

Media, Art & Design


Political Science


Urban Planning & Design