Ask. Investigate. Interpret.
UToledo history majors learn to interpret the past so they can better understand the world they live in and its future potential.
How did we get here, to this moment and place in time?
It’s one of the central questions posed by history majors at The University of Toledo.
Undergraduates explore history in all its dimensions — from family, institutional, political and social history to world and American history. Students in the UToledo Department of History dive deeply into cultures (their own and others), time periods and places around the globe.
They learn to frame critical questions, seek evidence, evaluate conflicting accounts and synthesize information. History majors learn to place facts (the who, what, where and when) into the broader frameworks that make up our human community. They interpret and create a context for understanding historical events.
Students also examine public history — why we commemorate events and people of the past, and how we commemorate them.
UToledo history students develop skills in key areas, including:
History graduates work in many areas of private enterprise and public service, including:
History Bachelor’s Degree Sample Classes