Major, Minor

Engage in discovery through research, writing and discussion. History students master a broad range of information about the past, but also work closely with specialized material on narrow topics of interest.

Take two years of survey courses for an overview of American, European, Middle Eastern and Asian history. Focus on research and close examination of texts through written work and in-class discussions in higher-level courses.

Complete intensive work on a senior thesis using original sources and developing and sustaining a meaningful historical argument on a specialized topic. Also complete full- and part-time internships as a junior and senior.

Enjoy a variety of travel opportunities through three-week study abroad courses.