Admission into the Minor

Students are expected to formally declare a minor by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama.

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Minor Courses
Select 6 hours of introductory courses: 6
Western Civ To 1648
Western Civ Since 1648
American Civilization to 1865
Am Civ Since 1865
Honors West Civ To 1648
Honors West Civ Sc 1648
Honors Am Civ to 1865
Honors Am Civ Sc 1865
Colonial Latin America
Modern Latin Am Since 1808
Asian Civilization to 1400
Modern Asia since 1400
History of Science to 1687
History of Science Since 1687
World History to 1500
World History Since 1500
Credit Hours Subtotal: 6
Select nine hours of HY electives 300 or 400 level9
Select six hours of HY electives6
Credit Hours Subtotal: 15
Total Hours21

Grade Point Average

A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation on grade point average calculations.

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of nine hours of 300- and 400-level courses in this minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary Courses

This minor does not require ancillary courses.

Additional Minor Requirements

Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, College, major and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an adviser in the major department for academic planning and to be approved for registration each semester. College advisers are also available for additional assistance with minor, College and University requirements.


History 200-, 300- and 400-level courses are open to all students of sophomore standing or higher.