History Minor

Department of History

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556 Hamilton Hall, CB# 3195

(919) 962-2115

Lisa Lindsay, Chair

Rachael Clark, Undergraduate Coordinator


Matthew Andrews, Undergraduate Advisor


Brett Whalen, Director of Undergraduate Studies


The study of history is an essential part of a liberal arts education and offers valuable preparation for many careers: in law, journalism, libraries, and museums; in local, state, and national public service; in business; in international work; and, of course, in historical research and teaching.

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In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must:

  • take at least nine hours of their minor "core" requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
  • earn a minimum of 12 hours of C or better in the minor (some minors require more)

For more information, please consult the degree requirements section of the catalog.

Core Requirements
Five history (HIST) courses taken in the Department of History 1, 215
Total Hours15

History (HIST) course descriptions.

See the program page here for special opportunities.