University General Course Catalog 2023-2024 
    Jul 14, 2024  
University General Course Catalog 2023-2024

History, Minor

Through the department’s skills-based curriculum, history students learn how to think and write like historians. History faculty teach students to think contextually, read historical documents, and become better researchers and writers.

Courses are offered in African, American, Asian, British and Irish, European, Latin American, and Russian history as well as specialized areas such as American studies, the history of medicine and science, and the history of the American West.

Contact Information

Department of History 
Lincoln Hall 104
(775) 784-6855

College of Liberal Arts Student Center
Thompson Building 101
(775) 682-8745

I. Program Requirements (18-21 units)

  • Minor GPA| 2.0
  • Minor Upper-Division Units| 9
  • Minor Residency Requirement| 6 Upper-Division Units in the minor at UNR
  • Unit Limits: Per College of Liberal Arts policy, no more than 9 units counted toward any major may be reused to meet the requirements of this minor.

A. Minor Interest Subject (General History) (21 units)

B. Minor Interest Subject (American History) (18 units)

C. Minor Interest Subject (European History) (18 units)

D. Minor Interest Subject (World History) (18 units)

  • (3 units)
  • Fifteen additional units from African, Latin American, Far Eastern, Middle Eastern or ancient history courses numbered 200 - 499 (nine of which must be 300 - 499). (15 units)