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.
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.
Professor of History Dr. Susan Matt 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. Congratulations, Dr. Matt!
Assistant Professor Jonathan Lande was awarded the 2019 Society of American Historians' Allan Nevins Prize and the 2019 American Society for Legal History's Cromwell Prize for his dissertation, “Disciplining Freedom: U.S. Army Slave Rebels and Emancipation in the Civil War.” Congratulations, Dr. Lande!
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Department of History
Lindquist Hall, Room 232
1299 Edvalson St. Dept. 1205
Ogden UT 84408-1205