Mar 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History (HIST) - Minor

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18 credits

2.0 GPA required.

Letter grade required in all minor courses unless otherwise noted.

With its global and chronological scope, the history minor complements a wide range of majors in the fields of science, business, health care, the humanities, and arts. At WSU, the history minor combines a concise survey of global and regional histories with room for the student to pursue their own chronological, geographic, and thematic interests. To complete a history minor, students are required to take 18 credit hours of history classes (12 credits must be completed at WSU) and earn a 2.0 in those courses. There are no prerequisites for declaring a history minor.

Upper-Level Cultural Diversity & Global Perspectives (3 credits)

Choose one:


HIST 397 - Topics in History  and HIST 499 - Independent Readings in History  are counted in the sequence area department deems appropriate

Electives (9 credits)

Select any HIST courses. At least 6 credits must be taken at the 300/400-level. Electives are subject to advisor approval.

Course(s) Unique to Minor

WSU policy requires a minor contain at least one course unique to the minor and not used in major or additional requirements. See Degree Audit for details.


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

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