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George Santayana wrote, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." History provides knowledge for unlocking all other realms of human development. The study of history provides a solid foundation not only for history and social studies education majors, but for careers in law, business, government, international relations, journalism, library services and museums, to name but a few.
107 Robert Reid Lab
Cheney, WA 99004-6046
HISTORY MINOR (18 CREDITS)
Select history courses from two or more areas on the Core Course Distribution List (U.S. History, European History, Global/Comparative History). At least 10 credits of coursework for the minor must be upper-division. At least 10 credits of this minor must be completed at Eastern Washington University.
Total credits for above minor: 18 Credits
HISTORY/SECONDARY MINOR (30 CREDITS)
This minor satisfies the endorsement for grades 5-12.
Note: This minor endorsement requires a grade of 2.5 in all coursework done in the minor at Eastern.
- HIST 104 East Asia: Tradition and Transformation (5) or HIST 365 Latin America History (5)
- HIST 105 Western Heritage: Origins to the 18th Century (5)
- HIST 106 Western Heritage: 18th Century to the Present (5) or HIST 306 Modern Europe (5)
- HIST 303 U.S. History, 1607-1877 (5), and HIST 304 U.S. History, 1877-Present (5), and HIST 483 History and Government of the Pacific Northwest (5)
Total credits for above minor Course Requirements for Teacher Certification/Add-on Endorsements: 30 Credits
(For students who currently possess a Washington State Teaching Certificate)
What will I study?
Students will study a wide variety of history classes, plus courses in related fields.