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Degree Programs

We offer five curricula in history and three in interdisciplinary studies, plus a minor in history and a certificate program in African and African Diaspora Studies.

B.A. in History 
A degree in History provides students with a critical intellectual framework to assess and understand human affairs.

B.A. in History-Social Science (Pre-Licensure) 
Those who opt to take the History-Social Science Pre-Licensure track take courses in secondary education as well as history, political science and geography to earn their license to teach secondary school social studies in Virginia.

B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies is a curriculum that allows students to integrate two or three concentration areas in a meaningful way to meet their post-graduation goals.

B.A in History-Military Science (Army) and B.A. in History-Military Science (Navy)
The Department offers curricula for ROTC-Army and ROTC-Navy students in both history and interdisciplinary studies.

Online B.A. in HistoryOnline B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies, and B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies-Military Science
Our department offers fully-online degrees in both history and interdisciplinary studies. In addition, all interdisciplinary studies courses and most history courses are offered both online and face-to-face.

Minor in History
Students wishing to minor in history must take a total of 15 credit hours in history.

Certificate in African Diaspora Studies
The program underscores the connection between the formation of racial and ethnic identities and economic developments in their surrounding societies.