• Fifteen hours of courses taught through the History Department or courses cross-listed with History.
  • Nine hours must be in courses at the 2000 level or above.
  • At least nine hours must be taken in residence, six of which must be in courses at the 2000 level or above.
  • A grade of “C-“or above is required for all minor courses, however, a cumulative GPA in your minor must be at least a 2.0.


Application Process:

To officially declare your minor in History, fill out the online declaration form at declareaminor.missouri.edu. Once you have received confirmation of your minor declaration, you can access your progress towards your minor by running a degree audit. If you have questions about the minor after you view your degree audit, please contact Brittony Hein at Corneillierb@missouri.edu. More information about declaring a minor is available at this link.



  • You cannot use minor coursework in your major.
  • Once an A&S minor is awarded, a student cannot return to MU to complete a major in the same dept.
  • A minor must be posted at the same time as the major degree is posted; you cannot return after you have graduated to obtain a minor.