History Undergraduate Minor

Undergraduate students may elect a minor in history to complement course work in their major discipline. History minors must complete 28–32 credits depending on the area:

U.S. History

HST 201, 202, 203. *History of the United States (4,4,4) (or equivalent)
Minimum of 12 upper-division credits in U.S. history courses (300+ level)
Additional history credits (any history courses) (4)

European History

HST 101, 102, 103. *History of Western Civilization (4,4,4) (or equivalent)
Minimum 12 upper-division credits in "European" history (300+ level)
Additional history credits (any history courses) (8)

Non-European, Non-U.S. History (African, Asian, Islamic World, Latin American History)

HST 104. *World History I:  Ancient Civilizations (3) (or equivalent)
HST 105. *World History II:  Middle and Early Modern Ages (3) (or equivalent)
HST 106. *World History III: The Modern and Contemporary World (3) (or equivalent)

Minimum 12 upper-division credits in non-European, non-U.S. history (300+ level)
Additional history credits (any history courses) (8)

All courses for a history minor must be taken for graded credit. Minor courses may be used to fulfill baccalaureate core, CLA, and minor requirements. Online courses may be taken by history minors.

List of courses that can be used to fill History major requirements

Your undergraduate history advior, David Bishop, is ready to help you with any and all questions about majoring or minoring in history. Email him at david.bishop@oregonstate.edu, or stop by his office at 322B Milam Hall.