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-B
Glessner, Robyn L.
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus L243
HIS213-A
Glessner, Robyn L.
09/05/2017 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A111
HIS213-B
Glessner, Robyn L.
01/10/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 124
HIS213-A
Glessner, Robyn L.
01/10/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center A110
HIS213-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center A110
HIS213-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A110

HIS223 History of US Since Civil War

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

HIS223-B
Davis-Hayes, Kenya
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 124
HIS223-A
Davis-Hayes, Kenya
09/05/2017 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 203
HIS223-B
Davis-Hayes, Kenya
01/10/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center A111
HIS223-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 204
HIS223-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center A110
HIS223-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center A110

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; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

HUM213-A
Brook, Eric C
09/05/2017 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B258
HUM213-B
Brook, Eric C
09/05/2017 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B258
HUM213-A
Brook, Eric C
01/10/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B258
HUM213-B
Brook, Eric C
01/10/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B258
HUM213-A
Brook, Eric C
07/02/2018 M 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM TBA
HUM213-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
HUM213-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM 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; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

HUM223-A
Brook, Eric C
09/05/2017 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B258
HUM223-B
Brook, Eric C
09/05/2017 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B258
HUM223-A
Brook, Eric C
01/10/2018 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center B258
HUM223-B
Blincoe, Mark E.
01/10/2018 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Building 36 36A2
HUM223-A
Brook, Eric C
07/02/2018 T 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM TBA
HUM223-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
HUM223-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 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.
09/05/2017 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex 189
HIS490-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

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.