Understand yesterday. Prepare for tomorrow.
We know that those who don’t know history are bound to repeat it. As a history major at the University of New Haven, you will develop an in-depth understanding of how the seminal events that preceded us impacted us then and how they affect our society today and moving forward.
The field of history is one of the central disciplines of the liberal arts and it provides a classic mode of learning. It also is a popular and interesting major to pursue. Why? Because everything has history. At its core, history deals with real people and events, and it offers limitless opportunities for intensive exploration.
History is not constrained by borders, neither are we
You learn through class discussions, debates and a senior thesis project; have the opportunity to study abroad for a semester; take elective courses that allow you to customize your course of study based on your interests; or double major or minor in a complementary field of study.
You’ll also develop your critical thinking, research, and writing skills, and gain an education in logic and reasoning. These are core skills that will serve you well as you attend law school, pursue an advanced degree in a range of disciplines, or start your career in a variety of fields or industries.