History Minor

Chair: Marc Gallicchio, Ph.D.
Office Location: 403 Saint Augustine Center
Telephone: 610-519-4662


The History Department at Villanova offers students a dynamic liberal arts education with courses that span from antiquity to the modern world and traverse every region of the globe. The undergraduate History program focuses on the attainment of deep historical knowledge and a critical understanding of the enduring influence of the past on contemporary societies. The Faculty members of the History Department work closely with our students and prioritize individual development. Our rigorous courses provide the essential transferable skills that make our students competitive on the job market after graduation, and stimulate the intellectual curiosity our students need to become engaged citizens of the world.   

MINOR (18 credits)

A minor is open to all students and requires 6 history courses for 18 credits, these 18 credit hours must include one specially designated core course. 

One of the following courses may also be taken for credit towards the History Minor. 

Program Notes:

  • History Minors must earn at least half (9 credits/3 courses) at Villanova
  • See History Department Undergraduate Programs website for details on AP Credit Policy as it related to Major/Minor.

One of the following courses may also be taken for credit towards the History Minor:

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The above program requirements are applicable to students entering Fall 2020. Please consult the appropriate archived handbook available on the homepage for years prior to these requirements. In order that programs offered by Villanova University reflect current advances and additions to knowledge and upgraded professional requirements, Villanova University reserves the right to change programs and requirements without prior notice. Students generally are bound to the requirements in effect and published online for the year in which their class begins its first year of study. Special requirements may be in effect for students who have left the University and are being readmitted. Students are advised to check with the web catalog or with their college offices regarding changes that may affect them. Additional academic information may be obtained from the various college offices and the web sites listed for the particular policies, programs and services found in this catalog.