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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History Minor

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These degree requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their major advisor and CLAS advisor to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program and an online program. Students can complete the minor with all on-campus courses, all online courses, or a mix of on-campus and online courses.

Declaring This Minor

  • To declare this minor, contact CLAS advising at CLAS_Advising@ucdenver.edu or visit the CLAS advising office in NC 1030. Students must be in a degree-seeking undergraduate program before they can declare this minor.

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. Students must complete a minimum of 18 HIST credit hours.
  2. Students must complete a minimum of 9 upper-division (3000-level and above) HIST credit hours.
  3. Students must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.0 for all courses applied to the minor requirements.
  4. Students must complete all minor courses taken at CU Denver with a minimum grade of C(2.0) and all transfer courses applying to minor requirements with a minimum grade of C-(1.7). Students cannot complete minor course requirements as pass/fail.
  5.  Students must complete a minimum of 12 HIST credit hours with CU Denver faculty.


Take a minimum of three credit hours in each of the following areas:

  • United States
  • Europe
  • World.

At least six semester hours of these electives must be upper-division history courses.

Note: Please see your advisor for a list of acceptable courses.

Take an additional 9 HIST elective credit hours.

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