Department of History

History Department

It is the purpose of the Department of History to teach and train students toward a Christian worldview of history. Offering general education courses, major programs and graduate courses, the Department gives comprehensive instruction in history and historical methodology, encourages students to develop an integrated Christian worldview, equips them for service and prepares graduates for further education and careers.

Advising: Juniors and Seniors

Junior and senior History and Social Science Majors who would like to meet with an advisor or faculty member, please email to set up an appointment.

Undergraduate students - Are you interested in our graduate program and want to sit in on one of our classes? Contact Mrs. Ronk to set up a time at

History News

ILLUMINATE Grant Recipient

Congratulations to the following recipient of the ILLUMINATE Grant for the Improvement of Teaching for projects to be implemented in the 2016-2017 academic year. Thank you for going above and beyond to seek funding for projects improving instruction and student learning in your classrooms.

Bridging the Gap Between Technologies and Content
Craig Brigman, Digital History

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Upcoming History Travel Trips

Germany and Switzerland

Join History Department Professors Dr. Ben Esswein and Chris Jones as they lead a group of travelers on a life-changing trip during Spring Break 2017.

HIST 310 Intensive: Colonial America

Red Hill and Jamestown

Explore Red Hill and Jamestown while earning course credit with the HIST 310 intensive Colonial America. This course is offered May 15-19.

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