History, BA

Central to Studying the Past.

The History Department is a place of vibrant learning in which professors engage students and guide them through an exploration of the past. Faculty are accomplished teachers and scholars who bring their professional experience to every class, working to mentor students so that they can successfully achieve their career aspirations. History graduates pursue careers in teaching, academia, government, law, the public history field, and in the private sector.

Admissions Contact

Undergraduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Mark Jones
Professor, Department Chair
Ebenezer D. Bassett Hall

Academic Department

Learning Outcomes

To critically think, read, and write about the past.

Core expectations:

  1. Skillfully interprets primary sources
  2. Displays command of content knowledge
  3. Crafts convincing thesis and supporting arguments
  4. Writes with care