Let the past be illuminated and the present better understood as you study human history.
Gain perspectives of time and place as you examine the complexities of our human history and experience. Grounded in a disciplined study of the past, you will be well-equipped to meet the demands of the 21st century. History majors and minors take courses on histories from around the world, as well as a field specialization in one region or theme. History students develop sharp reading, writing and research skills, preparing them for advanced graduate study or careers in education, public affairs, law, business and more.
What You’ll Study
- Five courses in a field of specialization
- Three courses drawn from western and non-western fields
- A course on any period before 1800
- Senior thesis