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Of the total 15 credit hours, 6 credit hours should be completed at the 100 level from this list:

  • HIST-H 105: American History I
  • HIST-H 106: American History II
  • HIST-H 108: Perspectives on the World to 1800
  • HIST-H 109: Perspectives on the World since 1800
  • HIST-H 113: Western Civilization I
  • HIST-H 114: Western Civilization II

The additional 9 credit hours should be taken at the 200-400 level.

  • At least 6 of the 9 additional hours should be taken at the 300-400 level.
  • Courses must be distributed across at least 2 of the regional or thematic course concentrations offered by the department

Coursework leading to the history minor should be carefully planned. At their earliest opportunity and at least once per year, students should meet with a School of Liberal Arts advisor and History Department faculty mentor who can assist with course planning for the minor. Students cannot complete the minor without prior approval from both the History Department and the School Liberal Arts Student Affairs office (located in CA 401) and the submission of official minor paperwork. Please consult with the History Faculty Advisor in the School of Liberal Arts.

A minor in History (HIST) requires satisfactory completion of the following requirements:

  • completion of properly distributed credit hour requirements for the baccalaureate degree in effect when the student was admitted to their home school
  • completion of 15 credit hours, with a minimum grade of C in each course. A minimum of 6 of those credit hours must be completed at IUPUI

Students should use the linked History Minor Checksheet to track their coursework. Please remember to keep a copy of all syllabi or correspondence related to your minor.

The minor in History of Science, Technology, Environment, and Medicine (HSTEM) requires

  • students to complete 15 credit hours from the departmental curriculum with a minimum grade of C in each course.
  • Six credit hours must be completed at IUPUI.

The course work must be distributed as follows:

  • 9 credit hours in courses on the History of Science, Technology, Environment, and Medicine course list. Alternative courses may be selected in coordination with the History Department faculty mentor.
  • 3 credit hours in either U.S. History (A-prefix courses), or European History (B-C-D-prefix courses), or African/Asian/Latin American History (E-F-G-prefix courses).
  • 3 credit hours: in a second regional concentration (either U.S. History, European History, or African/Asian/Latin American History) not selected above.

History of Science, Technology, Environment, and Medicine courses include 

  • History of Medicine and Public Health
  • History of Science and Technology I
  • History of Science and Technology II
  • History of Consciousness and Human Evolution
  • History, Environment, & the Global Anthropocene
  • Scientific Revolutions, 1400-1800
  • History of Computing
  • Machines and the Age of Invention
  • American Environmental History