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Minor Requirements

This course of study is designed as a second field for students interested in history and in developing their skills in reasoning, research, and writing.

Summary of Requirements for the History Minor

HIS 101 THE UNITED STATES I
HIS 102 THE UNITED STATES II
HIS 201 WESTERN CIVILIZATION I*
HIS 202 WESTERN CIVILIZATION II*
HIS 280 HISTORIOGRAPHY AND THE HISTORICAL METHOD
HIS 480 SENIOR SEMINAR

Select one U.S. history elective:

HIS 310 COLONIAL AMERICA
HIS 312 FOUNDING AMERICA
HIS 315 U.S. FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY
HIS 361 THE CIVIL WAR
HIS 362 U.S. CONSTITUTION
HIS 366 ARKANSAS IN THE UNITED STATES
HIS 367 LIFE IN 20TH CENTURY AMERICA

Select one non-U.S. history electives:

HIS 301 BRITISH HISTORY I
HIS 302 BRITISH HISTORY II
HIS 303 HISTORY OF IRELAND
HIS 304 HISTORY OF SCOTLAND
HIS 305 BRITAIN AND THE BRITISH EMPIRE
HIS 306 CELTIC WORLD IN FILM
HIS 307 SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT
HIS 308 TOPICS IN SCOTTISH AND IRISH STUDIES
HIS 320 METHODS OF TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES
HIS 325 HISTORY AND FILM
HIS 329 THE EARLY CHURCH
HIS 331 THE MIDDLE AGES
HIS 334 RECENT EUROPEAN HISTORY
HIS 340 THE FRENCH REVOLUTION AND NAPOLEON
HIS 345 HISTORY OF INDIA AND CHINA
HIS 349 THE GERMAN POLITICAL AND CULTURAL TRADITION
HIS 353 THE EVOLUTION OF WAR
HIS 354 THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE
HIS 355 THE REFORMATION
HIS 356 THE SPANISH GOLDEN AGE
HIS 357 EARLY MODERN FRANCE
HIS 358 MODERN RUSSIA
HIS 371 THE MIDDLE EAST
HIS 382 SPECIAL TOPICS IN HISTORY
HIS 383 WORLD THEATRE HISTORY
HIS 399 HISTORY INTERNATIONAL STUDIES COURSE: VARIABLE TOPICS
HIS 411 READINGS IN HISTORY I
HIS 412 READINGS IN HISTORY II
HIS 460 PRACTICUM IN HISTORY
HIS 470 CELTIC STUDIES RESEARCH

*Students may use this course to satisfy Core requirements.