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Understand the Past. Inform the Future.

History Department

History student reading book

history faculty and affiliates


undergraduate and graduate courses offered each year


books published by history faculty since 2010

Undergraduate Studies

An understanding of the past is essential to shaping the present and future of our nation and the world. As a history major or minor, you will be challenged to develop your reading, writing and research skills to better understand the past and face the future.

History, B.A.
Minor in history


Graduate Studies

Our graduate programs are characterized by close intellectual and working relationships between students and faculty. You will be well-prepared for roles on college and university faculties, in libraries and archives, and in federal and state government agencies.

History, M.A.
History, Ph.D.

History Department
145 Eggers Hall