The Department of History offers a electives in geography to complement major course offerings in education, business, economics, international studies and political science.
Geography is defined as the study of spatial relations and spatial processes on the earth’s surface in a variety of scales ranging from local to worldwide. The courses in geography provide students with an understanding of these spatial relations and processes and their significance to human activities, which will encourage an analysis of why things are as they are. They also provide students with a background in the role of geographic factors and economic relations among nations, and broaden their knowledge of the factors of production, particularly of natural resources, and their role in trade as well as the economic growth of nations.
The program in geography is supported by the Department of History.
The department of History offers a major program in history (HEGIS 2205) leading to a BA degree. The department also offers a minor in history. In addition, the department, working with the Department of Education, offers a five year BA/MST program which entails the BA in History and a teaching degree/certification (MST) in Social Studies.
Chair: M. Hughes; Professors: G. Bournoutian, J. Carroll; D. Thiery; Professors Emeriti: H. Dunkak, E. Menze, D. O’Connell, C. Stratton; Associate Professors: J. Morgan, M. Hughes, Y. Makimura; Assistant Professors: N. Slonimsky
The programs in the department of History are designed to provide students with a foundation for successful careers in a broad variety of professions. The programs in the department of History are designed to provide students with a foundation for successful careers in a broad variety of professions. Serving the humanities, the integrated Core Theme, and the Diversity and Cross Cultural Perspectives areas of the College core, the department seeks to empower students with critical writing and research skills as well as a deep well of wisdom for informed and active citizenship.
ProgramsBachelor of ArtsNon-Degree