Degrees in history and geography encourage students to study culture, the environment, society and the world in a broad framework through research, communication and problem-solving. Dedicated faculty members provide exciting opportunities to learn through travel courses, conference presentations, internships, research projects, student organizations and honor societies.
The department houses talented professors of history and geography who are productive, student-centered scholars. The department includes a vibrant graduate program offering the MA in History and the MA in History-Museum Studies, the BAEd in History Education, the BA in Geography, the BA in History, and the BA in History-Museum Studies. In addition, minors include History, Geography, American Indian Studies, International Studies, Women’s Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Race and Ethnic Studies, Russian Studies, and plans for Sustainability Studies.