University of Maine at Farmington 2021-2022 Catalog

The University
Academic Organization, Faculty Listing
Academic Programs
Admission, Costs, Financial Aid
Academic Policies
UMF Logo

Print This Page


Students may choose a minor field of study, commonly called a minor, along with their major. A minor usually consists of 20 credits of study. Minors are optional, but many students find that a minor is helpful in providing greater career opportunities after graduation. The requirements for the various minors are listed within individual majors as well as in this section.
Following are the requirements for official University of Maine at Farmington minors. Contact the chairperson of the department offering the minor for an application.
*Starred courses have pre-requisites not included in the minor requirements.


To obtain a History minor, students must complete a total of twenty (20) credit hours: one course in U.S. history (at the 200 level or higher), two courses in global history (at the 200 level or higher), HTY 200, and one history elective.  Students must have a grade of C- or better for the courses to count towards the completion of the minor requirements.
Required Courses:

One of the following from each category:
US Concentration: (Complete one of the following courses - 4 credits)
HTY 230S   Colonial America 4
HTY 231S Revolutionary America 4
HTY 232S Civil War and Reconstruction 4
HTY 233S America's Age of Expansion, 1783-1848 4
HTY 234S American Presidents 4
HTY 238S American Since 1945 4
HTY 240S Maine History 4
HTY 242S Great Depression/New Deal 4
HTY 246S U.S. Women's History 4
HTY 251S American Legal History 4
HTY 255S Children in American History 4
HTY 262S Undeclared Wars 4
HTY 263S Cold War America 4
HTY 332 The Turbulent 1960s 4
HTY 335 The Emergence of Modern America 4

Global Concentration: (Complete two of the following courses - 8 credits)

HTY 208S History of the Cold War 4
HTY 212S Renaissance and Reformation 4
HTY 213S Medieval Europe 4
HTY 214S Spain from 1000- 1700 4
HTY 256S Roman Empire 4
HTY 204S Introduction to Caribbean History               4
HTY 209S The History of Slavery in the Americas        4
HTY 220S Women and Gender in Premodern Europe 4
HTY 247S History of Canada 4
HTY 253S Muslim World to 1600 4
HTY 259S Colonial Latin America 4
HTY 260S Modern Latin America 4
HTY 261S History of Mexico 4
HTY 271S History of Medicine 4
HTY 274S Mediterranean World 1200 to 1700 4
HTY 310 Revolutions in the Atlantic World 4
HTY 353 Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 4
Complete HTY 200 (4 credits)
HTY 200 Approaches to History                             4
Complete one other HTY course (4 Credits)
A minimum of one third of the required credits must be earned at UMF for a minor to be awarded.
Total credits for the Minor: 20

See other years' Catalogs