The History and Political Science Department embraces the core values of the university and is dedicated to providing a challenging and fulfilling academic experience for our students.
The mission of the Department of History and political Science is to give students a rigorous, challenging and interdisciplinary education. An understanding of historical and political movements and ideas, skills in analysis and logic, and an appreciation for life-long learning provide a foundation for students to take a role in contemporary affairs.
The rich and diverse education we strive to provide our students fundamentally contributes to the liberal arts vision of the university. The Department’s programs prepare students for a variety of careers including law, business, government, politics, education, journalism, administration and research.