This interdisciplinary program encourages students to combine, cross, and stretch academic boundaries as they study the diversity and complexity of American history and cultures.
History department faculty members often provide teaching support to interdisciplinary programs across the university. Read on for a list of programs to which the department contributes.
Improve your language skills, understand a diverse range of Asian cultures and communities, and open a window into countries of growing global importance.
Expand your perspective and gain knowledge relating to complex global issues. Study language, address problems relating to security, ethnic conflict and human rights, and practice interdisciplinary skills.
Study various aspects of constitutional thought with an emphasis on the U.S. Constitution. Learn about constitutional history, theory and rights and gain an understanding of politics.
Build thoughtful understanding of religion and its relationship with culture, individuals and communities. Master critical thinking and effective communication.
Understanding ancient Greek is essential preparation for advanced work in classics, early Christianity and other historical fields.
Expand your understanding of the Arabic culture as you develop knowledge of the Arabic language, regions, the people that surround it and it's connection to Islam.
Study life and art during the Greco-Roman period and prepare to continue your research in graduate and Ph.D. programs.
Learn to analyze folktales, legends, jokes, personal experience narratives, proverbs, superstitions, festivals and celebrations, yard art, dance, and costume.
Gain proficiency in classical Latin grammar and syntax alongside courses on Roman culture and history.
Supplement your major with knowledge of the culture and peoples of Latin America while becoming a responsible member of the international community.
Learn to teach Latin with a focus on the best and latest pedagogy. This minor, offered by the Department of History, goes well with a History Teaching major as well as many other degrees across the university.
Gain an appreciation for the culture of the Arabic world while studying the language of the region.
Builds competency for students seeking cross-cultural experience in careers involving social justice, environmental policy, traditional knowledge, and cultural preservation among contemporary Native American communities.
Practice historical research techniques and gain skills necessary for further study into ancient cultures.
Supplement your major and minor studies with an understanding of historical and contemporary causes of conflicts and efforts to create peace.
Develop the competencies required to participate in effective interfaith cooperation and gain an appreciation for the many ways religion influences life.
Build your knowledge of the history, art, literature, religions and philosophical traditions of the human societies that existed from around 500 CE to 1800 CE.
This certificate educates students in museum administration, collections management and care, and interpretation and exhibition skills.
The TESOL certificate helps students gain knowledge of pedagogic, linguistic, and cultural knowledge in second language classrooms.