History

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The Power of One Decision

Join us on a journey to discover our world and your place in it. Historians think critically about the world around us by studying past events and experiences that have shaped the present. As a History major, you will develop fundamental skills to prepare you for a variety of careers.

Receive personal mentoring throughout your college experience. From your first semester on campus, you will be paired with a History faculty member for advising. Green Scholars get graduate-level experience working side-by-side with faculty on original research.

Our current History majors have studied abroad in Cuba, Spain, and elsewhere; many acquire internships at local museums, historical societies, and libraries. The skills you will develop in research, analysis, writing, and technology are transferable and will open up a variety of opportunities to you.

From the Midwest (USA) to the Middle East, from Chile to China, our program provides survey level courses from a wide geographical perspective. Our faculty offer upper-level courses in specialized topics of interest such as Atlantic Slavery, World War II, the Black Death, and Twentieth-Century Latin American Revolutions, to name a few.