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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

History


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Minor

A minor in history will require at least six courses for a total of 18 credit hours. A student wishing to minor in history must select courses as specified below in items 1, 2, and 3.

History minors with an Advanced Placement grade of “5” on the A.P. U.S. and/or European History exam(s) will be given a one-course reduction in the required courses for the specific area(s) and will be given flexibility in choosing the remaining required course in that particular area.  For instance, a minor with a grade of “5” in U.S. History would be required to take only one additional course in any area of U.S. History.  A minor with a grade of “5” in European History would be required to take only one additional course in any area of European History.

History minors with an Advanced Placement grade of “5” on the World History exam will be given a one-course reduction in the number of required electives for the minor.

A limit of two A.P. scores of “5” will be recognized by the Department for reduction of the total number of courses in the minor.

History minors with an Advanced Placement grade of “4” on the A.P. U.S. and/or European History exam(s) will be given flexibility in choosing any two courses for U.S. and/or European History.  For such students, the required number of History credits to be earned for the minor would remain at 18.

1. American History (2 Courses)


(1) Pre-1877 & (1) Post-1877

2. European History (2 Courses)


(1) Pre-1715 & (1) Post-1715

3. History Electives (2 Courses)


  & one (1) course in Non-Western History are encouraged, but not required

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