From our political, social, and economic decisions to our artistic endeavors, scientific progress, and religious beliefs, the study of history attempts to explain and understand the human experience. CUAA’s History minor seeks to help you explore how our world has changed and the many ways it has stayed the same.

The CUAA Advantage

A minor in History at CUAA offers you:

  • Small class sizes and individual attention
  • A supportive Christian community
  • Opportunities to study abroad, gain a global perspective, and learn to interact with people of other cultures
  • On-campus activities that build leadership skills

Credit Hour Details

Credit Hours: 21

Learning Outcomes

With a minor in History you will:

  • Build solid research, critical thinking and writing skills
  • Study past developments in historical research
  • Explore the role of the historian and the concept of historiography
  • Consider the meaning of history, particularly from a Christian perspective
  • Evaluate and analyze major events and themes in American, European and world history
  • Learn how to find, integrate and present information

Career Paths

  • Teaching
  • Journalism
  • Governmental service
  • Business


History minors must choose an emphasis in one of the following:

  • American History
  • European History
  • Global History


CUAA’s curriculum for the History minor includes a foundation in U.S., European, and Non-Western history as well as coursework in your selected area of emphasis. Please see our course catalog for details.

Complementary Majors/Minors

  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education

Recommended High School Prep

  • English
  • Math
  • Lab science
  • Social studies
  • Foreign language