Comprised of 24 credits within American and world history, the history minor is dedicated to analyzing the past and preparing students to serve as responsible global citizens.
If you love history and want to cultivate your skills as a critical thinker, researcher, writer, and public speaker, as well as develop as an active participant in a democratic society, then a history minor is for you!
History minors will complete 24 credits in history coursework. Selecting 2 courses from our four foundation courses and 4 upper division electives in topics that peak their interest.
History minors are able to explore their interest in history while pursuing another major degree. The history minor can complement any SOU major as it focuses on cultivating students’ skills as critical thinkers, researchers, writers and public speakers; all of which are skills employers actively look for in future employees.
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