Learn to identify, describe, and analyze forces that have shaped societies over time.
Sort through competing interpretations of the past in order to arrive at an informed and well-reasoned understanding of historical developments.
"Four years at Malone molded me both spiritually and academically."
- Emily (Pifer) Hess '05
By carefully considering the development and interplay of factors such as culture, politics, religion, gender, race, and economics, you'll learn to understand the contextual basis for major issues facing various societies.
As a history major at Malone University, you will develop invaluable skills in research, reasoning, writing, and social analysis. Our graduates enter advanced degree programs in history, Christian ministries, and law - and also pursue careers in business, government, and human service fields.
A major in History consists of the following:
19 hours in the following core courses:
One non-western history course
Plus 18 hours beyond the core:
Consisting of 6 other upper-level history courses, at least one of which must be in American history, one in European history, and one in non-Western history.
Minor in History 18 hrs:
HIST 111 - World History I: The Ancient World to 1500 or
- HIST 112 - World History II: The Modern World
- HIST 211 - American History I: Colonial Era to the Civil War or
- HIST 212 - American History II: Gilded Age to the Present
- HIST 442 - Philosophy and Writing of History
3 upper-level history courses