Students seeking a minor in History will receive a foundational understanding of history relating to the American, Western, and non-Western tradition. To accurately interpret the events of the past, students will learn research and writing techniques that will help them as they analyze and use primary sources and documents to further their understanding of historical events.
Below is a list of courses that are required to earn a minor in History. Take a look at the list below to help give you an idea of classes within this program. Be sure to review the official requirements in the Academic Catalog.
Note: This list is intended to give you a glimpse into the program’s academic offerings, and should not be used as a guide for course selection or academic advising.
HIS 202 United States to 1877 Credit Hours: 3
This course is a survey of the history of the United States from 1492 through 1877 with emphasis on the period from the end of the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Particular attention is given to the history of Georgia in the same era.
HIS 203 United States 1877 to the Present Credit Hours: 3
This course is a survey of the history of the United States from the end of Reconstruction through the modern era. Particular attention is given to the history of Georgia in the same era.
You may choose 4 of any HIS course. Must complete 12 credit hours total to satisfy the electives requirement.