In the history major, students develop a broad understanding of religious, American, European and nonwestern history. Emphasis is also placed on historical inquiry - the art of doing history. The program is designed to assist students in developing a Christian perspective of history. Upon graduation, students are prepared to pursue graduate studies in history, law, ministry, as well as a variety of administrative and service careers in Christian social service agencies, relief ministries, civil service and government agencies, and public administration.
Students interested in teaching History may earn an endorsement for Secondary Education Licensure Program: History by completing the History major and the appropriate requirements of the School of Education.
The Bachelor of Arts in History requires completion of the following 128 credits:
General Education Core (57 credit hours)
Major Core (42 credit hours)
Electives (29 credit hours)