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History Department


Minor - Area Studies

The minor in Area Studies provides an opportunity for concentrated study in the history, politics, economics, geography, or culture one of four designated regions of the world.

With the consent of the advisor for the Area Studies minor, a student may select courses concerning aspects of one of the following regions - East and Southeast Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Latin America, or Europe (inclusive of Russia) - and courses from a general list. Programs of study for other coherent regions (e.g., Pacific Rim, Eastern Europe, etc.) may be worked out in consultation with the advisor. Courses taken to satisfy requirements of any major may not be counted toward the minor.


Course Requirements

Requirement of the Minor15
Three or four courses from one of the designated regions9-12
One to two general courses3-6

Total Units:15

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