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History Minor

  • For students looking for historical perspective
  • For students with a passion for history

Faculty Contact: Dr. Joshua Hill

History Minor: Code OR4211

Admissions Information

Minor Requirements

Program Overview

A history minor is an excellent choice for students looking to supplement their primary fields of study with historical context or who just have a passion for history. The History Department has students from all colleges and departments and a flexible program that nicely complements Ohio University’s General Education requirements.

Careers and Graduate School

The skills required for a history minor are those that can benefit any liberal arts graduate.

Admissions Information


Freshman/First-Year Admission: No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy: No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission: No requirements beyond University admission requirements.


Requirements for the History Minor

Minor Hours Requirement

he history minor requires a minimum of 18 hours.

History Minor Course Requirements

A history minor requires a total of 18 hours. No more than six hours (two courses) may be completed with coursework at HIST 2010 or below. All 18 hours (six courses) may be completed with courses above HIST 2010.

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