As a history major, you’ll learn about the perspectives and experiences of earlier generations and gain an appreciation for diversity. History graduates have the research and analytical skills to begin their career or graduate studies.
Department of History
Earn your degree with a broad knowledge of the political, social, economic and cultural events and achievements of humankind.
Our graduates go on to rewarding careers in law, business, academia and more.
The History Department supports the Weber State University Diversity Initiative, an institution-wide effort to improve educational quality through creation of an inclusive environment where all are welcome and opportunities are available for students to reach their full potential and contribute to the achievement of the university mission.
To view History Fall 2021 course schedule
The History Department welcomes Dr. Leah LaGrone, Asst. Prof. of Public History, Borderlands, and Gender.
Bachelor of Arts in History Teaching
In addition to studying history, you’ll learn to effectively present your knowledge to a range of students using advanced teaching methods. Our history teaching graduates become secondary school history teachers and go on to graduate studies.
Social Science Composite Teaching
Along with the benefits of earning your bachelor’s in history, our teaching composite program prepares you to teach a range of social science subjects, including history, political science, sociology, anthropology, psychology and geography.
Our minors offer research and analytical skills to complement any field of study.
Emphases include history, history teaching, public history and Asian studies.
Presidential Distinguished Professor of History Dr. Susan Matt is the new Director of Interdisciplinary Collaborations. She also received the 2019 Outstanding Researcher Award for research that embodies excellence in intellectual merit and has had broad impact within Weber State and also in the greater community.
Professor Sara Dant is the 2019-2020 John S. Hinckley Fellow at Weber State for excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service, and was recognized in April of 2020 as a Brady Presidential Distinguished Professor for “the highest quality teaching, scholarship, research and community service."
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Department of History
Lindquist Hall, Room 232
1299 Edvalson St. Dept. 1205
Ogden UT 84408-1205