Download the history minor application here: HS minor app.pdf. Bring it to the department chair or secretary, and you’re all set!

It’s easy and helpful to minor in history. Easy, because only 18 credit hours (six courses) are required, and most JCU students take two of these courses to fulfill their core requirements. Helpful, because the skills you’ll learn in these courses — analytical writing, critical reading, and public speaking, among others — are important for success in nearly any field. Students from a wide variety of majors find it helpful to minor in history.

No specific courses are required, enabling students to create a minor field which can easily complement a wide variety of student interests and plans of study.

Minor Requirements:

18 credit hours total. Six courses with a minimum of two at the 100 or 200 level and at least three 300-400 level courses.

At least one course in two of the following areas:

  • American
  • European
  • Asian, African, or Latin American.

Justice and Democracy in a Global Context (AR 291) also counts toward the minor in history. Selection of the courses must be approved by the history chair or a designated member of the department.