History Minor

Office: E368 Thompson Hall

(716) 673-3277

Dr. David Rankin,  Chairperson
Dr. David Kinkela, Coordinator

Email: history.department@fredonia.edu

Website: https://www.fredonia.edu/academics/colleges-schools/college-liberal-arts-sciences/history

Minor Requirements

The program is designed to provide opportunities for students to study the past in a structured environment that offers flexible course options based on individual areas of interest.  

Some courses require prerequisites.  Click on any hyperlinked course for additional information. 

The minor requires eighteen (18) credit hours of coursework in history with a grade of C- or better.  Within those eighteen credit hours, students:

  • May include up to two (2) 100-level courses (Fredonia Foundations courses)

  • Must take at least one (1) 200-level course

  • Must take at least three (3) courses at the 300- or 400-level

  • Students may opt to take a research methodology course (HIST 201, 202, or 495) as part of the minor with permission of the instructor.  (HIST 495 requires HIST 201 as a prerequisite.)

Students may elect to take a broad array of courses or could choose to focus on a concentration such as:

  • Comparative (Global/Transnational History, History of Race, etc.)

  • United States

  • Europe

  • Asia

  • Middle East

Total Credit Hours: 18