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About History at Young Harris College

History minors are trained beyond the fundamentals to view history through lenses of critical thinking and analysis.

History minor requirements

To graduate with a minor in History from YHC, you’ll take 15-18 hours of coursework.

Lower Division Required Courses:

9 hours

Upper Division Required Courses:

9 hours

Some of our most popular history classes include:

HIST 2111 American History 1:

This course examines pre-Colombian history to developments within the United States, including the causes and outbreak of America’s Civil War (1860 to 1865). Emphasis begins with pre-contact civilizations, but primarily focuses upon American colonies, the formation of the new nation, and both positive and negative aspects of national expansion. The content of this course satisfies the state legislative requirements in United States and Georgia history.