Northern Kentucky University

Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16

History and Geography Minors

Minor in History

Available in both traditional and fully-online formats.

The minor in history consists of 21 credit hours. Only history courses in which a student earns a C or better will count toward a history minor.

For more information on the fully-online format, contact Educational Outreach.

Requirements for Minor: History


Select one pair of courses from the following:

HIS 100

HIS 101

History of Europe to 1500

History of Europe since 1500



-- OR --


HIS 102

HIS 103

History of the U.S. through 1877

History of the U.S. since 1877



-- OR --


HIS 106

HIS 107

History of African Americans to 1877

History of African Americans since 1877



-- OR --


HIS 108

HIS 109

World History to 1500

World History since 1500


Select five 200/300/400-500-level HIS courses




Minor in Geography

Requirements for Minor: Geography


GEO 100

Global Viewpoints on Geography and Human Landscape


Select three courses from the following:

GEO 301

Urban Geography


GEO 302

Cultural Geography


GEO 303

Economic Geography


GEO 304

Political Geography and Geopolitic


GEO 306

Environmental Resource Management


GEO 308

Dynamics of Weather and Climate


GEO 309

Historical Geography of the United States


GEO 310

Geography of Population


GEO 314

Maps and Map Interpretation


GEO 335

Geography through Film, Art, and Literature


GEO 340

Sustainable Food Systems


GEO 415



GEO 418

Geographic Information Systems


GEO 419

Remote Sensing of the Environment


GEO 502

Geography of Kentucky


GEO 507

Local Community: Geographic Analysis


GEO 518

Geographic Information Analysis


GEO 519

Advanced Remote Sensing


GEO 520

Environmental Resources for Teachers


GEO 522

Introduction to Historic Preservation


GEO 540

Cultural Geography of Asia


GEO 552

Spatial Data Bases


Select two GEO electives


Select one 200/300/400/500-level GEO elective




Minor in Military History

A minor in military history offers a diverse range of courses to students who are interested in war and peace. It consists of 21 credit hours.

Requirements for Minor: Military History


Select seven courses from the following:

HIS 311

Independence and Constitution 1763-1789


HIS 365

European Military History: Ancient World to the Renaissance


HIS 366

European Military History: Renaissance to the Modern World


HIS 409

The French Revolution


HIS 413

History of Nazi Germany


HIS 414

The Holocaust


HIS 417

Civil War and Reconstruction, 1860-1877


HIS 423

Diplomacy and Foreign Policy of the United States


HIS 473

Battles and Behavior I: 1066-1836


HIS 475

The First World War


HIS 476

The Second World War


HIS 512

History of Arab Israeli Conflict


HIS 533

Causes of the Civil War


HIS 535

Civil War and Reconstruction


HIS 565

The Vietnam War


HIS 570

The Cold War




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Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16

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Course Descriptions

Course Description Notes

Accounting Courses (ACC)

Anthropology Courses (ANT)

Arabic Courses (ARI)

Art Courses (ART)

Astronomy Courses (AST)

Athletic Training Program Courses (ATP)

Biological Sciences Courses (BIO)

Business Informatics Courses (BIS)

Black Studies Courses (BLS)

Business Courses (BUS)

College of Arts and Sciences Courses (CAS)

Cooperative Education Courses (CEP)

Chemistry Courses (CHE)

Chinese Courses (CHI)

Cinema Studies Courses (CIN)

Computer Information Technology Courses (CIT)

Construction Management Courses (CMGT)

Communication Studies Courses (CMST)

Communication Courses (COM)

Counseling Courses (COU)

Computer Science Courses (CSC)

Career and Technical Education Courses (CTE)

Dance Courses (DAN)

Data Science Courses (DSC)

Economics Courses (ECO)

Education – Special Education Courses (EDS)

Education Courses (EDU)

Engineering Technology Courses (EGT)

Electronic Media and Broadcasting Courses (EMB)

English Courses (ENG)

English Developmental Courses (ENGD)

Entrepreneurship Courses (ENTP)

Environmental Science Courses (ENV)

Finance Courses (FIN)

Financial Literacy Courses (FLC)

French Courses (FRE)

Geography Courses (GEO)

German Courses (GER)

Geology Courses (GLY)

Health Education Courses (HEA)

Health Informatics Courses (HIN)

History Courses (HIS)

Honors Courses (HNR)

Human Resource Management Courses (HRM)

Health Science Courses (HSC)

Human Services/Mental Health Courses (HSR)

Informatics Courses (INF)

International Programs Courses (INTL)

Integrative Studies Courses (IST)

Italian Courses (ITA)

Journalism Courses (JOU)

Japanese Courses (JPN)

Criminal Justice Courses (JUS)

Kinesiology Courses (KIN)

Korean Courses (KOR)

Learning Assistance Program Courses (LAP)

Latin Courses (LAT)

Organizational Leadership Courses (LDR)

Library Informatics Courses (LIN)

Developmental Mathematics Courses (MAHD)

Mathematics Courses (MAT)

Medieval Studies Courses (MDS)

Management Courses (MGT)

Media Informatics Courses (MIN)

Marketing Courses (MKT)

Military Science Courses (MSC)

Music Courses (MUS)

Neuroscience Courses (NEU)

Nursing Registered Professional Courses (NRP)

Nursing Baccalaureate Courses (NRS)

Public Administration Courses (PAD)

Physical Education Courses (PHE)

Philosophy Courses (PHI)

Physics Courses (PHY)

Popular Culture Courses (POP)

Public Relations Courses (PRE)

Political Science Courses (PSC)

Psychology Courses (PSY)

Radiologic Science Courses (RAD)

Reading Workshop Courses (RDG)

Religious Studies Courses (REL)

Respiratory Care Courses (RSP)

Russian Courses (RUS)

Integrated Sciences Courses (SCI)

Sociology Courses (SOC)

Sports Business Courses (SPB)

Spanish Courses (SPI)

Statistics Courses (STA)

Social Work Courses (SWK)

Theatre Courses (TAR)

University Programs Courses (UNV)

Women's and Gender Studies Courses (WGS)

World Languages Courses (WLL)

University Administration


Emeritus Faculty


Kentucky Residency