Metropolitan State University has a top-flight history faculty who are active and renowned scholars in their fields. History majors here have outstanding opportunities to work closely with highly respected teacher/scholars.

Our History courses aim to empower students to turn a discerning eye on the stories about the past that are presented as the simple truth, and maybe to make some history of their own.



Study within the field of history develops skills such as:

  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Written Argumentation
  • Analytical Acumen
  • Critical Thinking

Complementary  Majors

A history minor is also an excellent complement for liberal arts students who are majoring in:

  • Political Science
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Sociology

Professional Programs

A minor in history is particularly appropriate for students in professional programs such as:

  • Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
  • Public Administration
  • Social Work

Program details:

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