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History Minor

History Minor at Greenville University

Study the past to better understand the present! Greenville University’s programs in History equip you to succeed in graduate school or in a wide range of professions that require critical thinking, clear communication, and ethical conduct. These include politics, law, government, business, education, public and civil service, media, and many more.

The History Minor consists of a series of courses in World and American History, as well as three additional upper-level History courses. Students choosing to minor in History gain added knowledge and skills to complement their chosen academic field and future career path, such as research methods, data and source analysis, as well as using historical knowledge to aid in problem solving.

History Minor Courses (21 credits total)
HIST 105 World History (3 credits)
HIST 106 World History since 1500 (3 credits)
HIST 204 American History I (3 credits)
HIST 205 American History II (3 credits)
Three additional in HIST (300- or 400-level) (9 credits)


Why GU

Personalized Attention

Personalized Attention

Experience personal growth and plan your career under the guidance of faculty who know your name and cheer your success. GU’s low 11:1 student/faculty ratio and community atmosphere allow professors to invest in their students, and know your strengths and abilities in the field of social work.



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Study in Israel

Study in Israel

Stand on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, walk the streets that Jesus walked in Jerusalem, and visit other biblical sites in a three-week exploration of the land of Israel. Study scripture against its historical and geographical backdrop.


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