Minor inHistory

Minoring in History involves the study of how to interpret objects and written documents from the past. How can studying the past help us make sense of the present? How has child rearing changed across cultures throughout time? How is archival research conducted? You’ll learn to think critically, understand differing interpretations and viewpoints and become a better citizen as you take 24 credit hours toward a history minor in conjunction with a different bachelor’s degree major.

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History Curriculum Overview

You’ll learn to think critically, understand differing interpretations and viewpoints and become a better citizen as you take 24 credit hours toward a history minor in conjunction with a different bachelor’s degree major.

Requirements

An academic minor normally consists of 20 to 24 credits taken in courses in one area or related areas of study prescribed by the faculty.

Meet Your Professors

Dr. Paul Hillmer Professor of History and Political Science, Faculty Senate Chairperson

Dr. Hillmer's research areas have been Southeast Asia, especially the Hmong hill tribes of Laos who became refugees and settled in America, and the history of the YMCA.

Dr. Thomas Saylor Professor of History

Dr. Saylor enjoys working with students in the departmental senior research and writing course, as it provides the opportunity to work hands on and individually with students.

Dr. David Woodard Director of the Faculty Scholarship Center, Term Faculty in History, Graduate School Faculty

David's drive to teach was derived from the knowledge that good citizenship requires a basic understanding of history and current events.

Career Potential

  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Archives and Museums
  • Library Science
  • Travel Industry
  • Law
  • Politics
  • Advertising
  • Public Policy
  • Journalism

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