History Minor

A Minor in History will prepare you for fulfilling careers in both the private and public sectors. As a student of history, you will develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as strong communication skills, which will prepare you to be an exceptional employee. You can also choose to continue your academic studies at the graduate level.

Why CBU?

If you are passionate about studying history and committed to strengthening your Christian faith, then you should major in history at CBU. With historians who are authentic Christians and excellent teachers, this department shines in the area of faith integration and strong student mentoring.

Career Opportunities

  1. Teacher (elementary, middle, or secondary)
  2. Museum archivist
  3. Librarian
  4. Public historian
  5. Documentary editor

Links

  1. https://www.historians.org/jobs-and-professional-development/career-resources/careers-for-history-majors
  2. http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes251069.htm

Lower Division Requirements

HIS213 History of US to Reconstruction
+

A general survey of the social, political, economic, cultural, and religious developments from 1492 through Reconstruction. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

HIS213-A
Glessner, Robyn L.
01/11/2017 M 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Yeager Center A111
HIS213-B
Davis-Hayes, Kenya
01/11/2017 M 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A112
HIS213-A
Davis-Hayes, Kenya
05/08/2017 W 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM BUS 253

HIS223 History of US Since Civil War
+

A continuation of HIS 213. May be taken before HIS 213. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

HIS223-A
Glessner, Robyn L.
01/11/2017 T 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center A110
HIS223-B
Davis-Hayes, Kenya
01/11/2017 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 125

HUM213 Integrated Humanities I
+

The course consists of interrelations of history, art, literature, music, and philosophy. It covers the culture-epochs from the Ancient River-Valley Civilizations through the Medieval period. (Meets the Non-US History general education requirement.) (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

HUM213-A
Brook, Eric C
01/11/2017 M 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B258
HUM213-B
Brook, Eric C
01/11/2017 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B258
HUM213-A
Brook, Eric C
07/03/2017 M 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B218

HUM223 Integrated Humanities II
+

The course consists of interrelations of history, art, literature, music, and philosophy. It covers the culture-epochs from the Renaissance to contemporary times. (Meets the Non-US History general education requirement.) (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

HUM223-B
Blincoe, Mark E.
01/11/2017 M 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B221
HUM223-A
Brook, Eric C
01/11/2017 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B258
HUM223-A
Brook, Eric C
07/03/2017 T 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B218

Upper Division Requirements

HIS490 Historiography
+

This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge about the history of historical writing and research by analyzing the work of important past historians and various philosophies, theories, and perspectives on the nature of history itself. Emphasis will also be given to understanding history from a Christian perspective. (3 units; Fall)

Nine additional units of upper-division History*

*Students may also apply PHI 301, 302, POL 423, 425, 427, 429, and 443 to the upper division history elective requirement.