Requirements for the History Minor

The History minor consists of five History courses, including History 206 and a research seminar (course numbers 350-399).

For a list of our other History courses, please click here. You can also see a full list of Lafayette College Courses on the website for the Office of the Registrar.

Requirements for the Global History Minor

The Minor in Global History consists of five History courses, including HIST 105, a research seminar or colloquium that focuses on global history, plus three other courses that focus on global history (see list of “global” history courses below). This minor is distinct from the History minor. Students may not double-minor in History and Global History.

Global History Courses

These “global” history courses focus on historical processes that transcend or connect different geographical regions of the world. Courses are classified by the department as “global” 1) if the course materials engage students with perspectives generated from different regions of the globe and 2) if the historical analysis expected in student work includes consideration of either connections between these regions, comparisons between them, or both.

HIST 105: History of the Modern World – Staff

HIST 114: Introduction to History Seminar: Food Histories – Pite

HIST 115: Introduction to History Seminar: Crusades – Goshgarian

HIST 118: Introduction to History Seminar: Cold War – Sanborn

HIST 120: Introduction to History Seminar: History in Pictures – Barclay

HIST 212: Middle East in Mind of America, America in Mind of Middle East – Goshgarian

HIST 215: History of Technology – Jackson

HIST 238: Global Stimulants – Pite

HIST 251: Muslim Girls (Run the World): Gender and Popular Culture from Prophetic Tradition to Arab Futurism – Goshgarian

HIST 261: Making African America – Zallen

HIST 275: Crossing the Americas – Pite

HIST 276: Conquest: A History – Rosen

HIST 310: Colloquium: Human Rights and Modern War – Sanborn

HIST 320: Colloquium: Islam in the Modern World – Kanjwal

HIST 350: France from the Margins: History of Modern France – Séquin

HIST 354: Seminar: 1968 – Year of Global Rebellion – Sanborn

HIST 355: Global South Asia: Empire, Migration and Diaspora – Kanjwal