Effective Winter 2014

A minor in History is not open to students with any major or any other minor in the Department of History, nor to those pursuing a minor in Modern European Studies.

History minor programs must be planned with a department advisor.

Prerequisites to the Minor

None.

Requirements for the Minor

Six courses (at least 17 credits), to be chosen in consultation with a faculty advisor, covering at least two of the following areas: North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East/Central Asia, Africa, Asia, and Transregional/Global. Two mini-courses will equal one regular course.

At least five of these six courses must be at the 200-level or above; at least three courses must be at the 300-level or higher.

First-Year Seminars do not count toward the minor.  

AP credit: AP credits may not be used to satisfy requirements of the minor.

Conditions: Four of the six courses must be taken in-residence at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, or must count as in-residence credit (i.e., relevant courses taken through UM-sponsored CGIS programs abroad).

 

History Minor (Winter 2012-Fall 2013) +

History Academic Minor

Effective Winter 2012-Fall 2013

A minor in History is not open to students with any major or any other minor in the Department of History, nor to those pursuing a minor in Modern European Studies.

History minor programs must be planned with a department advisor.

Prerequisites to the Minor

None.

Academic Minor Program

Six courses (at least 17 credits), to be chosen in consultation with a faculty advisor, covering at least two of the following areas: North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East/Central Asia, Africa, Asia, and Transregional/Global. Two mini-courses will equal one regular course.

At least three of these six courses must be at the 300-level or higher; three courses at the 200-level or above. 

AP credit: AP credits may not be used to satisfy requirements of the minor.

Conditions: Four of the six courses must be taken in-residence at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, or must count as in-residence credit (i.e., relevant courses taken through UM-sponsored CGIS programs abroad).

 

History Minor (through Fall 2011) +

History Academic Minor

Effective Through Fall 2011

A minor in History is not open to students with any major or any other minor in the Department of History, nor to those pursuing a minor in Modern European Studies.

History minor programs must be planned with a department advisor. Students outline a topical focus and cluster their courses within that topical field. The framework includes a two-course sequence that provides an orientation to the topic, followed by four related courses. The topical possibilities are numerous but include geographic area studies, time periods, or focused thematic subjects. Some possible options within the minor are:

Area Studies: history of Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and Caribbean,Russia, Britain, U.S., etc.

Time Period: ancient, medieval and renaissance, early modern, modern history, etc.

Focused Thematic Studies: religion, gender and sexuality, empire and colonialism, nationalism, African-American, Latina/o history, etc.

Prerequisites to the Minor

None.

Requirements for the Minor

At least 18 credits and six courses, to be chosen in consultation with a department advisor, within the following framework:

  1. Two-Course Survey Sequence. A survey sequence covering a broad chronological span relevant to the topic or area of the minor.
  2. Four additional HISTORY courses. Four additional 3- or 4-credit HISTORY courses relevant to the proposed track of focus. At least three of these four courses must be at the 300-level or above.

AP credit: AP credits may not be used to satisfy requirements of the minor. Students admitted to U of M prior to Fall 2001 who have been granted AP credit for specific courses (160, 161, 111) should discuss the credit with an advisor.

Conditions: Four of the six courses must be taken in-residence at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, or must count as in-residence credit (i.e., relevant courses taken through U of M-sponsored CGIS programs abroad).


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