While examining the past, history students learn to articulate different points of view, analyze evidence and ideas, and enhance both oral and written communication skills.

Wittenberg's history program is distinguished by its global orientation, 课程种类繁多, opportunities for learning outside the classroom, and 关闭 interaction between students and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars.

The department of history actively utilizes discussion groups, 座谈会, 研讨会, 实习, local history and study abroad to develop oral and written communication skills, 研究能力, and critical and analytical aptitude.

旅行, research and 实习 are just some of the opportunities for history majors to extend their 教育 beyond classroom walls. An internship allows you to explore the practical application of history and "public history" in a variety of museums, 企业和办公室.

在过去的五年里, professors have taken students to France, 莱索托和埃及, as well as local sites of interest in Springfield and Ohio. Students also take advantage of local resources to complete unique research projects. 历史 majors have participated in the archaeological excavation of a 19th-century house on campus that once housed the university's first sorority.

A history major or minor is the springboard for any number of careers and professional opportunities, 包括在商业领域, 教育, 编辑, and in both the public and private sectors.

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  • 佐伊·施瓦茨: Wittenberg Senior’s Work Accepted for National Humanities Symposium (published April 13, 2020)
  • Award-Winning Archaeological Endeavor: Wittenberg Professor’s Latest Work Earns International Recognition (published November 11, 2019)
  • Vivian Overholt '17: Vivian Overholt ’17 currently serving as a 2018-2019 Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) Fellow (published June 11, 2019)
  • Lucas George’18: Lucas George ’18 Earns James Madison Memorial Fellowship (published July 3, 2019)
  • 罗森博格命名: Wittenberg University Names H. Orth Hirt Chair in 历史 (published March 12, 2019)
  • Uncovering Lost 历史 赌博平台考古 & 历史 Students Preserve Local 历史 (published June 13, 2018)
  • 教学卓越: Wittenberg professor Named Kenneth E. Wray Endowed Chair in the Humanities (published February 8, 2018)
  • 研究奖励: #LifeAfterWitt: John Mohr, 2012届毕业生, Furthers Understanding of Southern Auto Industry As He Wins First-Ever Award (published January 25, 2018)
  • 回顾过去: Caitlin Lobl ’16 Pursues Unique Path to Archaeology (published December 7, 2017)
  • 挖掘爱尔兰: Hannah McCartney Accepted into Blackfriary Program (发布于2017年6月2日)
  • 国际辩论: 历史 Professor's Expertise Becomes Part of Global Conversation (发布于2017年6月2日)
  • Whitney Mihalik '10 Shares Passion for Archaeology: Teacher Brings Her Love of Subject to the Classroom (published May 30, 2017)
  • 意大利力量党: Junior Lands Summer Internship at Turin Museum of Egyptology (published April 28, 2017)
  • 杰出的服务: Wittenberg Professor Emeritus of 历史 Jim Huffman Honored (published March 27, 2017)
  • 异类的: Students Impress at National Conference (published February 22, 2017)
  • Witt Series Welcomes Tillman: Civil Rights Activist Dorothy Tillman Headlines Wittenberg Series' Martin Luther King Jr. 召开(published January 6, 2017)
  • 深挖: Student Archeologists Embrace 历史 Through Hands-on Learning (published September 20, 2016)
  • 亲属关系: What the World Can Learn from the Medieval Elite (published April 13, 2016)
  • Archaeology in Ireland: Wittenberg Student Studies at Irish Archaeological Field School (published August 11, 2015)
  • Honorary Consul to Lesotho: Wittenberg Professor Scott Rosenberg Appointed Honorary Consul for the Kingdom Of Lesotho (published October 21, 2014)