Minor in History
A history minor offers students the important advantage of being able to think about and analyze situations from a historical perspective no matter what career they choose.
Program Requirements (18 credits)
Choose one part of the following sequential courses (6 credits)
HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I
HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II
HIS 105D World Civilization I
HIS 106D World Civilization II
HIS 201 United States History I
HIS 202 United States History II
HIS 108 Atlantic History
Three additional courses at the 300 level or above, 9 credits one of which must be non-U.S. History
Students completing a History minor will:
Specialization in Florida Studies (15 credits)
- Understand the major events , people, and ideas of Atlantic history and either United States history, Western history, or world history.
- Develop a capacity for historical analysis, including the use of primary and secondary sources.
- Communicate ideas efficiently in writing and display critical thinking.
The specialization in Florida Studies allows students to explore the rich multi-cultural heritage of Florida. This program is designed to give South Florida’s future leaders an understanding of the state’s unique social, ecological, and material environment with all its challenges and opportunities.