The study of history
History is the critical examination of human experience in all its
phases: political, social, intellectual, religious, cultural and
The Saint Martin's University undergraduate program in history
strives to assist the student in developing critical, analytical
thinking skills essential for cultivating the mind. The University's
history graduates are well prepared to succeed in professional work
as historians or in graduate education. This program also serves the
professional requirements of other departments by examining the
history of peoples who constitute the contemporary world. The
program also gives a solid base of knowledge and skill for
successful careers in the fields of government, business, law,
journalism and teaching.
Saint Martin's history program provides:
Small class sizes, which enables students to work closely with their faculty
Library resources, computers and study environments to support its students.
A faculty advisor for each student from the time he or she enters the
program through graduation.
Field experiences, internships and other learning opportunities outside the
A strong liberal arts tradition that promotes oral and written fluency,
critical thinking, academic excellence and sound ethical judgment.