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.

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.

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; Fall/Spring & OPS)

HIS213-A
Glessner, Robyn L.
08/24/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
HIS213-B
Glessner, Robyn L.
08/24/2020 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
HIS213-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA
HIS213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

HIS223 History of US Since Civil War

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

HIS223-A
Curl, Alan
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
HIS223-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

HUM213 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; Fall/Spring & OPS)

HUM213-A
Brook, Eric C
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
HUM213-B
Brook, Eric C
08/24/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
HUM213-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
HUM213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

HUM223 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; Fall/Spring & OPS)

HUM223-A
Brook, Eric C
08/24/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
HUM223-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

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)

HIS490-A
Blincoe, Mark E.
08/24/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

Nine additional units of upper-division history*

*Students may also apply HUM 325, 335, PHI 301, 302, POL 423, 425, 427, 429, and 443 to the upper division history elective requirement.