Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

United States History, Minor

To access Minor Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.


United States History, Minor Program Page

History Department Page



Minor GPA: 2.00 or higher


  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
Required Courses
HIST 201Colonial US to the Civil War Era3
HIST 202US Civil War Era to Present3
Select four of the following:12
American Military History
U.S. Manhood and Masculinities
African American History to 1876
African American History Since 1876
The Long Civil Rights Movement
Outstanding Americans
American Economic History
Native American History
Public History
The American City
The American Civil War
Latin America to 1830
Latin America Since 1830
History of the Americas
American Popular Culture, 1865 to the Present
History of Medicine
Digital History
The American West
Americans and the Environment
American Constitutional History and Law
Research and Writing Seminar (American topics only)
Total Hours18

Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Summer 2021
UCC 03.01.2022
Revised 06.07.2022