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History | Minor Options

An undergraduate minor is a supplemental academic award that is awarded at the same time that a student’s primary major is completed and the undergraduate degree is conferred.  Once requirements for the minor are met and the student’s undergraduate degree has been conferred and posted to the transcript, the transcript will be updated to show these additional academic awards.

An undergraduate student who has completed 60 semester hours and is certified in a primary major may certify in a minor with the approval of the offering department.

A minor in history requires 18 hours, 9 of which must be in 300-400-level courses taken in residence at WSU or through WSU-approved education abroad or educational exchange courses.  A grade of C or better is required in all course work for the minor.


Students certified in ANY MAJOR, EXCEPT HISTORY, may certify a GENERAL HISTORY MINOR.

Students certified in ANY MAJOR, INCLUDING HISTORY, may certify a WAR AND SOCIETY MINOR.

Students certified in ANY MAJOR, INCLUDING HISTORY, may certify a MODERN ASIA MINOR.