Minoring in History

The History Minor consists of a minimum of 21 credits:

12 credits from 100- and 200-level history courses distributed according to the following guidelines:

  • At least 3 credits from Global or Comparative history courses (101, 102, 201-215).
  • At least 3 credits from Regional history courses (216-275).
  • 9 credits from 300-level history courses.

The History Minor for Teacher Certification


The History Minor for Teacher Certification (Grades 1-9) consists of a minimum of 24 credits:

12 credits from 100- and 200-level history courses distributed according to the following guidelines:

  • At least 3 credits from Global or Comparative history courses (101, 102, 201-215).
  • At least 3 credits from Regional history courses (216-275).
3 credits from History 300.

9 credits from 300-level history courses distributed according to the following guidelines:

  • At least 3 credits from 300-level Global or Comparative history courses (301-315).
  • At least 3 credits from 300-level Regional history courses (316-375).
  • At least 3 credits from 300-level U.S. history courses (376-395).

A listing of courses and course descriptions is available at the University Catalog.

*To meet DPI requirements for a History Minor with Teacher Certification in elementary or secondary education, you should take, as part of the 24 required credits, at least 6 credits in European history; 3 credits survey, 3 credits advanced level, and in different periods of history.