History, Minor

Program Locations

The minor in History is available at the following locations:

About this Program

Wayland’s history minor allows students to complement their major of choice and explore the vast and complex world of historical studies. Through Wayland’s minor program, students can choose from a wide array of classes, focusing on different countries and different topic.

The history minor requires 18 hours of coursework, six of which must be upper-level courses.

History minors enjoy the attention of professors in small-sized classes, which encourage discussion while students explore a range of topics. Minors can expect courses like World Civilization and United States history, and other upper-level topics such as Texas history, Medieval European history, environmental history, genealogy, and more.


The History minor requires 18 semester hours, of which 6 must be upper-level. *Six hours are included in the general education core curriculum.

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The School of Behavioral and Social Sciences has a highly qualified and experienced faculty. 

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Organizations - Phi Alpha Theta

  • Phi Alpha Theta is the National Honor Society in History, which seeks to recognize scholastic excellence in the field of history.
  • Members have the opportunity to present papers and participate in regional and state meetings.
  • The Zeta Iota chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at Wayland Baptist University is the oldest chartered chapter in the region.
  • Membership is subject to the following qualifications: 12 semester hours of history, a GPA greater than 3.0 in history courses, and an overall GPA of 3.0

School of Behavioral & Social Sciences Events

December 4, 2018

Employee Christmas Luncheon

Employee Christmas Luncheon - TBDWHEN:  December 4, 2018, noon to 1:30pmWHERE:  TBD 2018-19 HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE:Brandy Haines, ChairBrad Hende...
12pm - 1:30pm, TBD

April 12, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211) 
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center - Room 211

April 26, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211)
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center, Room 211

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