Description: The Department of History at the University of Chicago has a preeminent commitment to interdisciplinary and comparative history, cultural and intellectual history, and international history, while at the same time providing training in narratives, core methodologies, and sources of national, transnational, and premodern histories. Prospective students should consult the individual faculty pages to gain a more complete perspective of the wide range of topics and options available for study and research. The department prides itself on its commitment to intellectual exchange, collegiality, and scholarship.
Popular Classes: Sciences of Mind and the Moving Image, Radicalism & Resistance via African American Religion, The High Caliphate, Imperial Europe, U.S. Legal History, Cultures of Consumption in the U.S.   |   Full List of Classics Classes»
Undergraduate Progam: The B.A. degree in History allows students to explore a wide-range of historical data from many fields. Topics of study include the history of revolution, slavery, sexuality, colonialism, ethnicity, war, work, et al. The History major is excellent preparation for a wide field of endeavors from law, government, and public policy to the arts and business.   |   More Program Details»