About Us

Objectives of Department

The general objectives of the department are to:

  • Prepare majors for graduate and professional schools.
  • Service History and Philosophy courses in the GE Program.
  • Provide the advanced History, Philosophy and Geography courses required for students in other disciplines.
  • Prepare majors to teach History and Social Studies in the public schools.

Other Departmental Information

Undergraduates in the Department are active in the Philosophy Club and the History Club called Society of Scholars. Members participate in campus-wide programs, travel to meetings and sites related to their career goals and engage in cultural and social events. Students who meet the academic requirements become members of Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society.

The academic progress and needs of majors are assessed by written and oral tests at various stages of their programs.