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College
College of Arts and Sciences
Department
Department of History

305 Bowman Hall
E-mail: history@kent.edu
Tel: 330-672-2882
Fax: 330-672-2943
Web: http://www.kent.edu/cas/history/index.cfm

Students who pursue the History minor gain the ability to think critically, read analytically and research and write effectively. History students are flexible, able to turn their talents to a variety of different careers.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

HISTORY MINOR REQUIREMENTS (24 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
KHU/DG HIST 11050 World History: Ancient and Medieval 3
KHU/DG   11051 World History: Modern 3
KAD/DD   12070 History of the United States: The Formative Period 3
KAD/DD   12071 History of the United States: The Modern Period 3
  History upper-division electives
Electives must include minimum 3 credit hours of American history; 3 credit hours of European history, including English and Russian histories; and 3 credit hours of African, ancient, Latin American, medieval or Far Eastern history.
12
  United States History electives (minimum 3 credit hours), choose from the following:  
  HIST 31040 American History through Popular Music (3)  
    31061 History of Ohio (3)  
    31075 History of Women in the United States (3)  
    31080 African-American History: Slavery to Freedom (3)  
    31081 African-American History: Reconstruction to the Present (3)  
    38095 Special Topics in United States History (3)  
    40197 American Cultural Heritage: The Arts and Society (3)  
    41000 Introduction to Public History (3)  
DD   41056 History of Colonial America, 1492-1714 (3)  
DD   41057 Eighteenth Century America, 1714-1789 (3)  
    41058 Jefferson-Jackson Era, 1789-1848 (3)  
    41062 The United States: The Westward Movement (3)  
    41065 Sectional Conflict and Civil War (3)  
    41066 Reconstruction and the Later South (3)  
    41070 American Social and Intellectual History, 1790-1876 (3)  
    41071 American Social and Intellectual History, 1876-Present (3)  
    41075 War and Society in the United States from 1607-1865 (3)  
    41076 War and Society in the United States from 1865-Present (3)  
    41077 The Great Depression in America (3)  
    41079 Migrations to America, 1607-Present (3)  
    41083 U.S. Foreign Relations through World War I (3)  
    41084 U.S. Foreign Relations from 1920 (3)  
    41085 The Sixties in America (3)  
    41087 Progressive America: The United States, 1896-1919 (3)  
    41088 New Era through World War: The United States, 1920-1945 (3)  
    41089 Recent America: The United States, 1945-Present (3)  
WIC   48697 Colloquium: U.S. Middle Period: 1820-1900 (3)  
    48797 Colloquium in African American History to 1877 (3)  
    48897 Colloquium in African American History Since 1877 (3)  
    49095 Special Topics in United States History (3)  
  European History Since 1500 Electives (minimum 3 credit hours); choose from the following:  
  HIST 31024 World War II (3)  
    31027 History of England to 1688 (3)  
    31028 England Since 1688 (3)  
    31030 NATO: The Enduring Alliance (3)  
    31050 History and Society of Modern Greece (3)  
    31052 History of Modern France (3)  
    31053 Modern Europe, from 1815 to Present (3)  
    38195 Special Topics in Europe Since 1500 (3)  
    41016 The Protestant and Catholic Reformations (3)  
    41017 Seventeenth-Century Europe (3)  
    41020 Nineteenth-Century Europe (3)  
    41024 Modern European History, 1914-1945 (3)  
    41025 Modern European History, 1945-Present (3)  
    41032 Consumption and Mass Culture in Modern Europe (3)  
    41033 Women and Gender in Modern Europe (3)  
    41041 History of Germany, 1871-Present (3)  
    41044 Imperial Russia, 1689-1917 (3)  
    41045 Modern Russia, 1917-Present (3)  
    41051 Politics, Culture and Society of 20th-Century Europe (3)  
    41060 Comparative Fascism (3)  
    41129 The Holocaust: The Destruction of European Jewry, 1938-1945 (3)  
    41789 The French Revolution and Napoleon (3)  
DG
WIC
  42497 Colloquium: Women in Modern Europe (3)  
    43797 Colloquium in Victorian England (3)  
    49195 Special Topics in Europe Since 1500 (3)  
  African, Ancient, Medieval, Latin American and Asian History Electives (minimum 3 credit hours); choose from the following:  
  HIST 31112 Chinese Civilization (3)  
    31118 Vietnam War (3)  
    31125 Zionism and Israel (3)  
    31126 History of the Middle East (3)  
    31127 Ancient and Early Medieval Jewish History (3)  
    31128 Late Medieval and Modern Jewish History (3)  
    31130 History of African Civilization (3)  
 DG   31140 Modern Latin America (3)  
    31141 Early Latin America (3)  
    38295 Special Topics in Global History (3)  
    41003 History of Ancient Greece (3)  
    41006 Roman History (3)  
    41010 The Early Middle Ages (3)  
    41011 The High Middle Ages (3)  
    41014 Europe in the Renaissance (3)  
    41097 Colloquium: Saints, Monks and the Medieval Community (3)  
    41112 History of Modern China (3)  
    41116 History of Japan (3)  
    41132 History of Africa, 1880-Present (3)  
    42140 The Sixties: A Third World View (3)  
    42141 Comparative Third World Revolutions (3)  
    42142 Afro-Latin America (3)  
WIC   42297 Colloquium: China and Japan (3)  
    43097 Colloquium: Medieval Russia (3)  
    49295 Special Topics in Global History (3)  
  MINIMUM TOTAL 24

 

Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for graduation.

Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F). For information on the major Residence Requirements please visit the University Residence Requirements policy.