History Minor

Students who minor in history are required to complete six courses in history:

CourseTitleCredits
Select one Understanding Historical Change course
Any course numbered between HIST 1000-1950
Select one upper-level course (2000 level or above) in the history of Europe or America (Medieval, Early Modern/Modern Europe, or U.S.) 1
Medieval History
BYZANTIUM AND THE WEST
MEDIEVAL FRANCE
MEDIEVAL NOBILITY: LOVE, WAR, AND DEVOTION
CHRISTIANS, MUSLIMS, AND JEWS IN MEDIEVAL SPAIN
THE BLACK DEATH, 1348-1450
MEDIEVAL BARBARIANS
AGE OF CATHEDRALS
MEDIEVAL MEDICINE
LATE MEDIEVAL RELIGION AND SOCIETY
THE MEDIEVAL OTHER
MEDIEVAL SIN, SINNERS, AND OUTCASTS
MEDIEVAL IRELAND TO 1691
THE CRUSADES
MEDIEVAL WARFARE
TECHNOLOGY FROM ANTIQUITY TO MIDDLE AGES
HISTORY OF CLIMATE CHANGE
MEDIEVAL AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
THE MEDIEVAL TRAVELER
MEDIEVAL LONDON
STUDY TOUR: MEDIEVAL SPAIN
European History
EUROPE IN CRISIS: 1880-1914
RENAISSANCE AND RENEWAL
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN EUROPE
TUDOR AND STUART ENGLAND
THE TUDORS
REFORMATION ENGLAND
CABBAGES AND KINGS
EUROPEAN WOMEN: 1500-1800
20TH CENTURY IRELAND
BRITAIN: 1688-1867
BRITAIN: 1867-PRESENT
IRELAND: 1688-1923
OLD REGIME AND FRENCH REVOLUTION
SOCIAL LIFE OF COFFEE 1500-PRESENT
THE BELLE EPOCHE
FIRST WORLD WAR ERA
THE SECOND WORLD WAR
MODERN ITALY
ITALY IN THE WIDER WORLD
HITLER'S GERMANY
EUROPE IN THE WORLD
EUROPE SINCE 1945
WAR AND IMPERIALISM
REVOLUTIONARY AND SOVIET RUSSIA
WORLD'S FAIR
20TH CENTURY EUROPE
GREAT TRIALS
EUROPEAN CITIES
SOCIAL HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE
THE HOLOCAUST
American History
HISTORY OF AMERICAN FOOD
WORKER IN AMERICAN LIFE
HISTORY OF NEW YORK
WORLD'S FAIR
SOCIAL HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE
GENDER IN EARLY AMERICA
WITCHCRAFT IN COLONIAL AMERICA
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
AMERICAN CONSTITUTION
COLONIAL AMERICA 1492-1765
COMING OF THE CIVIL WAR
CIVIL WAR ERA: 1861-1877
THE AMERICAN SOUTH
AMERICA AT WAR
HUDSON RIVER
THE EARLY REPUBLIC
THE ERA OF THE CIVIL WAR
U.S. BETWEEN WARS: 1919-1941
CITY IN AMERICAN HISTORY
U.S. IMMIGRATION/ETHNICITY
JAZZ AGE TO HARD TIMES
NEW YORK CITY POLITICS
U.S. CULTURAL HISTORY
MODERN US WOMEN'S HISTORY
SCREENING AMERICA'S PAST
HISTORY OF U.S. SEXUALITY
THE VIETNAM WARS
20TH CENTURY U.S. RADICALISM
AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY SINCE 1898
AMERICA SINCE 1945
HISTORY OF NEW YORK CITY
FROM TRUMAN TO CLINTON
FROM WILSON TO FDR
LATINO HISTORY
LATIN AMERICA AND THE U.S.
NORTH AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
THE AMERICAN INDIAN
AMERICAN PLURALISM
AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN
THE SIXTIES
FROM ROCK-N-ROLL TO HIP-HOP
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND THE AMERICAN DREAM
SOCIAL WELFARE AND SOCIETY
AMERICAN PLURALISM
Select one upper-level course in global history (Asia, Africa, Middle East, Latin America, or other approved course)
Any course numbered HIST 3000 to HIST 4999 with the Attribute GLBL
Select three upper-level electives in history 2
Any course numbered HIST 3000 to HIST 4599, or any of the following:
AMERICAN PLURALISM
AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN
BEING AND BECOMING BLACK IN THE ATLANTIC WORLD
THE SIXTIES
FROM ROCK-N-ROLL TO HIP-HOP
CONTEMPORARY AFRICA
CARIBBEAN PEOPLES AND CULTURE
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND THE AMERICAN DREAM
SOCIAL WELFARE AND SOCIETY
AMERICAN PLURALISM
1

Students may substitute a second Understanding Historical Change for one of the required upper-level courses.

2

The core interdisciplinary seminar can count as a history elective, if it has a HIST attribute.  An AP History score of 4 or 5 can replace one of the student’s upper-level electives in history and up to two History courses from study abroad can count for upper-level electives.

Availability

The minor in history is available at Fordham College at Rose Hill, Fordham College at Lincoln Center, and Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Rose Hill, Lincoln Center, and Westchester.