The Department of History and Political Science offers the following undergraduate programs:

Bachelor’s Degrees

History Major
History majors are instructed in human possibilities and limits through studies in American, European, and world history, as well as focused studies of various historical themes.
Political Science Major
The Political Science major prepares students to take an informed, intelligent, and leading role in the affairs of their community, country, and world.
Social Science Major
This major provides future teachers an integrated study of social sciences which help develop analytical skill, comparative perspective, critical judgment, and a knowledge base about the world.


Prelaw Minor
This minor helps prepare students interested in law school. It includes courses in political science, criminal law, constitutional law, and political philosophy.
Note: This information is current for the 2016-17 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.