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)

HIS213-A
Glessner, Robyn L.
09/03/2019 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 204
HIS213-B
Glessner, Robyn L.
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 204
HIS213-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center A110
HIS213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A111

HIS223 History of US Since Civil War

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

HIS223-A
Barnes, Jeffrey A.
05/06/2019 TTh 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 250
HIS223-A
Davis-Hayes, Kenya
09/03/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 204
HIS223-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center A110
HIS223-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 123

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)

HUM213-A
Brook, Eric C
07/01/2019 M 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B258
HUM213-A
Brook, Eric C
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus M262
HUM213-B
Brook, Eric C
09/03/2019 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus M262
HUM213-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
HUM213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 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; Fall/Spring)

HUM223-A
Brook, Eric C
07/01/2019 T 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B258
HUM223-A
Brook, Eric C
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B252
HUM223-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 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.
09/03/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 245

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.