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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of History


Arts, humanities & Social Sciences

Welcome to the Department of History

At the University of Denver, there's no one-size-fits-all approach to the study of history. Our students take courses rooted in a variety of different geographical areas and periods.

You'll be inspired to explore all the facets of the past that have shaped our world, and focus on an area of interest that will help you shape your future.

What's it like to be a history major at DU?

There are some distinct advantages to studying history at the University of Denver.  Specifically, in the classroom. You'll learn from professors, not teaching assistant.  You'll also notice that class sizes are small.  Why? So you can participate in the discussion and remain engaged, rather than just listening to lectures.

What types of careers can I pursue?

With a History degree from the University of Denver, you'll be prepared for a career in law, business, education, journalism and many other fields.

Learn more about studying history at the University of Denver.