About our department
The History Department offers students a variety of options to pursue the degree that best suits their future career goals. Our faculty members offer courses in their regional and geographic areas of expertise including the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, the Islamic world, and Africa. Faculty also specialize in North American West and borderlands history and the history of indigenous peoples and Native Americans.
In addition, the History Department faculty offer courses in their thematic specialization, including global/comparative studies, colonialism and nationalism, race, class, and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and environmental history and the history of medicine. Students can choose from several different undergraduate program paths. The History Department also offers a graduate program at the Master of Arts level to students interested in continuing their training.