The Minor in History

Students must complete a minimum of 17 semester hours, including 14 hours of upper-division coursework, at UIS. Transfer credit is evaluated on a case-by-case basis through the student petition process. Students should consult with a history program faculty member in designing and meeting the requirements for a minor.

Required Courses    Hours   
Lower-division course emphasizing historical regions or themes    3   
HIS 301 The Historian’s Craft    3   
One upper-division elective course in non-U.S. history    4   
Upper-division history electives    7   
Total:    17   

Grading Policy

History courses for which the student has attained a grade of full C or higher (=GPA of 2.00 or higher) will be applied toward the minor. History courses taken as credit/no credit will be applied toward the degree if a grade of CR is attained. Courses may be repeated for grade improvement only once.