History Minor

Do you want to study the past to better understand the present and work to attain a better future?
Degree Type Minor
Careers & Salaries Career Outcomes
Delivery On Campus
UW-Stout students in an American Government course.

History as a discipline consists of methods for a rigorous study of the past. Historical inquiry often aims to better understand the present and engage in humankind’s collective work to attain a better future.

UW-Stout students in a Qualitative Research Methods course.

Your History minor will introduce you to the skills of the historian, particularly the skills of research, critical analysis, and effective communication. You may gain training in generating and disseminating new knowledge and interpretations of the past through innovative research.

UW-Stout students attending a panel discussion in the Social Science department.

Our program encourages you to develop useful skills that will serve you as you pursue any major, as you undertake any professional path, and as you engage as a citizen in our world.


Minor Requirements

Minors are defined as either "studies in the discipline" or as “teaching.”