Oct 18, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

History


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Professors D. Evergates and B. Upton; Associate Professors Q. Fang, S. Feeley (Department Chair), and P. Miller; Senior Lecturer J. Zejmis.

Areas of particular teaching interest: D. Evergates: Greek and Roman history, women’s history; B. Upton: modern America, African-American history, intellectual history; Q. Fang: Asia, environmental history; S. Feeley: early Americas, American Revolution, North American Indians, American Civil War; P. Miller: modern Europe; J. Zejmis: Eastern Europe.

The study of history is an engagement with the past – the individuals, societies, and civilizations that have shaped the modern world. The History Department offers courses in the social, cultural, and political history of the ancient world, America, Europe, and Asia. History majors have gone on to graduate school and to a wide range of careers, including law, business, education, and government.

Other Educational Options in History: Minors in History, American History, and European History, and Classical Civilization. Teacher Certification Secondary (middle/high school) in Social Studies.

In order to graduate with Honors in the History Department a student must

  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Achieve a GPA of 3.5 in History courses;
  • Achieve a grade of A in the History Colloquium (HIS 4492) and prepare a version of the senior paper for presentation at the Phi Alpha Theta Regional Honors Conference;
  • Be recommended by the Department of History.

 Please see the teacher certification requirements in Social Studies .

 

 

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