The minor in history is designed to provide an overview of world history, including the study of U.S. history in greater depth. The courses provide students with a foundation in historical research, evaluation of sources, the diversity of human experience, and the opportunity to explore modern society from the context of the past.
Students will have the opportunity to:
1. Demonstrate a breadth of knowledge in world history.
2. Articulate key patterns of social, cultural, and political change.
3. Accurately apply all of the techniques in the historical method, source evaluation, and written analysis.
4. Appraise and contextualize information in order to convey both the particularity of past lives and the scale of human experience.
5. Craft well-supported historical research using discipline-specific writing and citation conventions.
|Select two of the following:||8|
|United States History to 1865|
|United States History: 1865 to the Present|
|European History: Renaissance through the Industrial Revolution|
|American Government and Politics|
|HIS 610||Historical Methods||4|
|HIS 611||Themes in World History||4|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|History of New England|
|History of World War II|
|Vietnam War: An Historical Perspective|
|The U.S. in World Affairs|