History, Minor

A Minor in History consists of six courses, four of which must be taken in the Penn Department of History. Students may count a maximum of two courses from either study abroad, credit away or transfer credit. History Minors may not count any major-related courses - these are courses from other Penn departments that are not cross-listed with History. Courses for a Minor may not be taken pass/fail. 

Minor Requirements
Geographic Distribution
Select one distinct course in three of the five geographic regions3
United States & Canada
Europe and Australia
Africa and the Middle East
Latin America & The Caribbean
East Asia and South Asia
Chronological Distribution
Select 1 Pre-1800 course1
Select 1 Post-1800 course1
Penn History Seminar
Select 1 Penn History Seminar at 2000-Level or Above1
Other Courses for the Minor
Select 3 courses3
Total Course Units9

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.