Course offerings in history are designed to meet the needs of students seeking both a broad liberal arts education and a useful vocation. Graduates in history may find employment in such diverse fields as public school teaching, government service, archival and bibliographical work, public relations, or careers requiring research and writing skills.

The Dorothy Hughes Weatherby Scholarship and the Reuter Scholarship are available for history and political science majors. Interested students should consult with the chairperson of the department.