Historians want to understand the world and human interactions in all their complexity.
The history faculty at the University of New Haven carry this curiosity to the classroom and seek to instill it in students with their enthusiasm and student-centered activities. At UNH, students are encouraged to interact with narratives of history as well as to see the continuities and changes from these narratives to the present.
UNH history students also practice history through regular history class assignments, discussion and debate, and the Senior Thesis Project.
Why University of New Haven?
We know students interested in majoring in history have many options to choose from ... which begs the question, Why UNH?
Our small class sizes — an average of 20 students — allow our instructors to give you the individual attention that fosters a deeper, more satisfying classroom experience. They’re also more fun! Small classes are ideal for opening up stimulating exploratory discussions and letting you stretch your intellectual wings.
Don't just take our word for it.
You're a future historian. Dig deeper. Read up on our outstanding faculty. See what you can do with a history degree from UNH. Hear from some current history students about why they love our program. Once you see what makes majoring in history at the University of New Haven special, we know you'll be ready to take the next step toward becoming a Charger.