You may wish to enhance your primary degree program by minoring in history. For a minor in history, you take six history courses, four of which must be upper-division courses (200 level or above).

Course Offerings


Choose two of the following courses:

  • Western Civilization I, II, or III
  • East Asian Civilization I or II
  • American Republic I: Pre-Columbian America Through the Civil War
  • American Republic II: Civil War to the Present
  • Atlantic World I
Upper division sample courses

Choose four:

  • African American History
  • American Women's History
  • Ancient Greece
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Colonial Latin America
  • Crime and Deviance in Latin America: A History of Social Control
  • Introduction to Museums
  • Introduction to Archives
  • Joan of Arc: History, Myth, and Representation
  • Native American History
  • Natural Disasters in American Society
  • New York State History
  • Politics of Sub-Sahara Africa
  • Public History
  • Roman Republic
  • Social History of Medicine and Disease in the Americas, 1780-1960s
  • Strange Brew: Alcohol, Temperance, and Gender in U.S. History
  • The American Revolution, 1765-1789
  • The Black Death and the Transformation of Europe

Program Options, Requirements, and Course Descriptions

history program at Nazareth College, Rochester NY