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THE STUDY OF HISTORY


Become a History Laker

What human beings can do, might do, or ought to do makes no sense at all unless we know what they have done already. This involves the study of history. History examines the lives of people, the consequences of ideas, and the ending quest of daily bread. It presents human misfortunes and greatness as well as the struggle for survival. Study of the past reveals valuable achievements as well as dreadful mistakes, and in so doing helps us meet the unexpected challenges of our own day.

The Department of History is a unit of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

CHECK OUT THE HISTORY MAJOR/MINOR REQUIREMENTS HERE

CHECK OUT THE GROUP SOCIAL STUDIES MAJOR REQUIREMENTS HERE

CHECK OUT HISTORY COURSES HERE


WHY HISTORY?

 

WHY SOCIAL STUDIES?


I LOVE HISTORY!! BUT WHAT CAN I DO WITH A HISTORY MAJOR??

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OR CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT CAREER RESOURCES FOR HISTORY MAJORS

AND HERE ARE SOME STORIES ABOUT A HISTORY DEGREE'S MANY INTANGIBLE AND ECONOMIC REWARDS....

LANTHORN ARTICLE: GV GRAD HILLERY YORK

FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

SEE HERE FOR AN ARTICLE ABOUT GVSU HISTORY ALUM ROBERT BOWYER


Events

Dr. Jim Goode's Farewell Celebration on November 29, 2017

A Farewell Celebration Honoring Professor James Goode

November 29, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Please join the Department of History in honoring Professor Goode Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Kirkhof Center, Thornapple Room #0058 Remarks at 4:30 p.m. Light Refreshments Celebration...

2018 Michigan History Day on March 17, 2018

2018 Michigan History Day

March 17, 2018 All Day

2018 Michigan History Day Theme: Conflict & Compromise

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