Department of History

Department of History 

The Department of History at Grove City College prepares students for graduate and professional study, as well as for careers in teaching, business, politics, journalism and more.  

Rigorous coursework challenges students to select, arrange, and interpret past events, texts, movements and individuals in a fair and objective way, remaining sensitive to differing perspectives.

As developing historians, students use their God-given reason to assess historical events critically and accurately. Well published and highly respected faculty maintain their passion for teaching undergraduates, helping students grow in their understanding of history, ability to think critically, research effectively and write lucidly.


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Minor in Interdisciplinary Classics

​Requirements include 21 credit hours of English, Greek, history, philosophy, political science and Latin.

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B.A. in History

​Students will be able to research, write and defend a variety of historical theories and movements and will be prepared for graduate work and employment in a wide array of disciplines and industries.

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History Major Leading to 7-12 Certification in Secondary Education

​Students majoring in history leading to 7-12 certification in secondary education  social studies take courses specific to the history major along with the required liberal arts and education core.​​

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Current Students

​Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of History and the campus have to offer.

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Minor in History

​This minor integrates well with a variety of other disciplines such as sociology, political science and economics.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​Students can further develop their knowledge of history through a variety of undergraduate research opportunities.

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