The major in History provides students with the skills to analyze and develop perspectives on the past, its cultures, ideas, and value systems. Possession of these skills allows students to better understand and appreciate the present state of affairs and future possibilities.

For information about the Department of History's academic programs, please contact Charles Steinwedel, Department Chair, at

Academic Catalog Information

Take a closer look at the bachelor's degree in History and the courses offered toward the degree.

History, B.A.

Department and Contact Information

If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact History at (773) 442-5630.

History Department Homepage

For information about earning a license to teach History at the high school level, contact Vanessa King,, or Katy Smith,, in the Goodwin College of Education.

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