The history minor is for students in a bachelor’s degree program who also want to gain a better understanding of human societies through the study of the discipline of history.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the minor, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate college-level research and writing skills
- Identify and explain the significance of key people, ideas, and events in the history of a period or region
- Explain the development of distinctive institutions of western civilization and the impact of the Western world on other world regions
- Explain key points in the history of a period of world history or non- Western/US region that demonstrates the nature change over time.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the basic narrative of American history including key American institutions, the effect of these institutions on different groups, and the evolving relationship of the US with the world
The minor requires 15 credits (five HIST courses) with at least one HIST course from each of the three general education areas covered by the discipline: American History, Other World Civilization, and Western Civilization. At least two HIST courses must be at the 300-level or higher.
Courses regularly offered: (See the rest of the catalog for a complete list of HIST courses).
|United States History to 1800
|U.S. History 1800 to 1900
|U.S. History from 1900-Present
|Women in the United States
|History of New York State
|European History to 1648
|European History from 1500
|History Technology From 1750
|The World Wars
|The Cold War
|History of Science Medicine
Other World Civilization
|World History to 1600
|World History from 1500
|History of Technology to 1800
|The World Since 1914