History Minor applicants must submit an application for entry to the program to the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department. Qualifications for admission to the History Minor:
1. Completion of one course in history at Emmanuel College with the grade of “C-” or higher;
2. Grade point average of at least 2.00;
3. Maintain an average of 2.5 in history courses.
In addition to completion of the Liberal Arts Core and completion of the requirements for the major in another area, the following courses must be taken to qualify as a History Minor. There can be no duplication of course work in this minor. If any of the following courses are required by one’s major, additional courses will need to be taken for a total of 18 hours of credit for the minor. A grade of “C-“ or higher in each course is required.
Lower Level History Requirements
The History Minor must take all four lower level history courses. Since the Liberal Arts Core requires one history course for all students, the departmental requirement is for the History Minor to take the other three lower level history courses, nine hours of which will meet the History Minor requirement.
HY 110*, 111* (Western Civ I & II) and
HY 272*, 273* (American I & II) 9 hrs.
*One course is a Liberal Arts Core requirement.
Upper Level History Course Requirements:
The History Minor must take upper level courses in both American and non-American history. All upper level courses must not be in the same general field of study. This is a nine hour requirement.
Upper Level American History 3 hrs.
Upper Level European/World History 3 hrs.
Upper Level History Course Elective 3 hrs.
TOTAL 18 hrs.