Student in history classThe Department of History seeks to contribute to the understanding of the human experience in the belief that such study improves the quality of life of individuals and society. The department accomplishes this goal through teaching, scholarship, and service.

Degrees Offered



BA/MA Fast-Track Program


The history department consists of a small but active group of teacher-scholars.

Career Opportunities

The discipline of history prepares students for a variety of careers in academia, government, law, historical societies and archives, museums, politics, and business.