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Department of History

Why Study History at The College of Idaho?

You’ll find history isn’t contained simply in the pages of a textbook at The College of Idaho. Our engaging faculty breathe life into the events that have shaped human history, and you’ll find plenty of opportunities to interact with history first-hand – from visiting historically significant sites overseas to performing in-depth historical research.  

College of Idaho history majors graduate with a knowledge of historical methodology and research, as well as a foundation in the histories of at least four regions of the world. History minors also graduate with a background in historical methodology and research, while studying the histories of at least two regions of the world. Related minors offered at The College of Idaho are Asian Studies, Classics, and Latin American Studies.

Career Opportunities for History Majors and Minors

History graduates from the College have gone on to have distinguished teaching careers in public, private, and university settings, publish books, and achieve success in a number of the best graduate and professional schools in the U.S. Others have used their history education to launch successful careers in business, law, government, and non-governmental organizations.

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