Department of History & Related Fields
From Ancient Eqyptian excavation to American Political and Military history, there is no dry or dull moment in the History Department!
As a student of history, you'll cover the whole span of history—from the ancient world to current events.
Beyond the facts, you'll learn to see history in 3-D by studying the political, social, cultural, intellectual and relgious histories of civilizations and time periods.
Why Study History at University of Northwestern?
Study under full-time history professors, not graduate assistants.
Reflect on Christianity throughout history.
Enjoy special classes...like hieroglyphics!
History Students discuss a Christ-centered worldview and engaging in the world.
Intern at the Minnesota State Capitol
In the past year, Northwestern has placed seven interns at the Minnesota Statehouse, where they joined several UNW alumni who are working there full-time.
History in the News
Wondering what people in the History Department have been up to? Click over to the News page and find out!
What interesting classes might I take?
Where our grads are working:
Interested in Law school?
Earning a history major is a great place to start. Many history majors go on to law school.
History allows for the examination of policy and results—important categories for legal argumentation. Plus, you'll develop your critical reading and writing skills—abilities that are crucial for law students.
UNW history alumni have gone to law school at:
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