Saint Louis University

History Minor

Students who minor in history must complete twenty-one hours of history courses, including fifteen hours of upper-division courses.

University Core Requirements and Prerequisites

  • HIST 1110: Origins of the Modern World to 1600.
  • HIST 1120: Origins of the Modern World since 1600.
  • HIST 2800: The Historian's Craft

Upper Division Requirements

In addition to History 111 and 112, minors must complete twelve hours of upper-division History courses (200, 300, and 400 level) . These must include at least one course in three of the four following areas:

  • U.S. history.
  • Pre-1600 European history.
  • Modern European history.
  • Non-western history, including Asian, African, Middle Eastern, or Latin American.

At least one of these courses must be a 4000-level seminar. As part of their twelve hours, students may also undertake an  approved historical internship in place of one upper-division course.

***Note:The Department revised its major and minor programs in the spring of 2013. If you are a major or minor enrolled in our previous program, consult the bingo sheets for the previous major and previous minor. If you are uncertain as to whether you have chosen the previous or the revised program, consult with your mentor.***

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