History provides a critical understanding of major cultural, social and political events of the past and how these impact our contemporary world. Students study both U.S. and world historic occasions and peoples through lectures, research and classroom discussion.


Sample Courses

Autobiography as History
Christianity in History and Tradition
Comparative Political History
Comparative World Civilizations
History of the South
History of World War II
U.S. and the World

See full minor requirements in the College Catalog

Career Opportunities

Students with a broad understanding of history are marketable across many fields and provide a solid foundation for advanced study. Career opportunities include:

  • Communicator
  • Educator
  • Historic Site and Museum Administrator
  • Lawyer
  • Librarian
  • Researcher

Contact Us

Dr. Scott Huffard
Program Coordinator for History, Assistant Professor of History