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History Minor

Hours - 15 Credit Hours
Effective Sep. 2020
Last Revised 7/10/2020

Program Requirements


Required — 15 Credits

*At least 9 credits must be upper division (numbered 250 and above)
*If taken (not waived) at BYU-Hawaii, one core GE course (GE 100, 110, 120, or 300) may substitute for one lower-division history course

Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours
HIST 120 American History to 1865 (the Americas) F 3.0
HIST 121 American History since 1865 (the Americas) W 3.0
HIST 192 Hawaiian Public and Local History F, W 3.0
HIST 200 The Historian’s Craft F 3.0
HIST 201 History of Civilization to 1500 F, W, S 3.0
HIST 202 History of Civilization since 1500 F, W, S 3.0
HIST 250 History of Eastern Oceania (Pacific Islands) W-even 3.0
HIST 252 History of Western Oceania (Pacific Islands) W-odd 3.0
HIST 303 Christianity Variable 3.0
HIST 304 Buddhism Variable 3.0
HIST 305 Islam Variable 3.0
HIST 306 Confucianism Variable 3.0
HIST 309 Medieval Europe (Europe) W 3.0
HIST 318 History of Writing and Symbols F, W 3.0
HIST 322 History of the Early Modern Age (Europe) W 3.0
HIST 324 Modern Europe (Europe) S-odd 3.0
HIST 342 Traditional Asia (Asia) F 3.0
HIST 344 Modern China (Asia) F 3.0
HIST 346 Modern Northeast Asia (Asia) W-even 3.0
HIST 362 History of the Pacific (Pacific Islands) S 3.0
HIST 365 Hawaiian History I - Pre-Western Contact to Kamehameha V (Pacific Islands) F 3.0
HIST 366 Hawaiian History II -Elected Monarchs, Overthrow, Restoration (Pacific Islands) W 3.0
HIST 367 Cultural History of Surfing (Pacific Islands) S 3.0
HIST 390R Special Topics in History F, W, S 3.0
HIST 399R Internship in History F, W, S 1.0 - 3.0
HIST 423 Modern Nationalism and Globalization W 3.0
HIST 460 Historical Linguistics F, W 3.0
HIST 485 Junior Tutorial in History W 3.0
HIST 495R Independent Study Variable 1.0 - 3.0


All passing grades will be accepted in fulfilling minor or certificate requirements.


Program Outcomes:

Forthcoming