By exploring the complexities of peoples and societies in the past, history majors make the present more comprehensible.
Faculty Spotlight - Mac Dixon-Fyle
Professor Dixon-Fyle an Africanist in an American University.Read More
Alumni Spotlight - Rachel S. Dauenbaugh '14
Rachel is a 2014 graduate of DePauw who majored in History and now works as a campaign analyst in New York City.Read More
History coursework encourages students to think critically, argue logically and examine the values of their society and those of other societies. History students develop research, analytical, writing, oral communication and problem-solving skills that prepare them for a range of occupations, for graduate and professional schools and for the responsibilities of informed citizen- ship. History majors pursue careers in law, education, governmental affairs, journalism, social service, business, finance and museums.
United States in the Sixties, Modern Middle East, France from Charlemagne to Napoleon, Ethnicity and Conflict in South Africa, History of Mexico, Women and Family in Modern China, History of Science, History Beyond the Classroom