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Study History at OSU

Broaden your perspective, broaden your horizon. 
The study of history enhances knowledge of the self and gives perspective and deeper meaning to contemporary events. Our courses give students a broad understanding of the evolution of civilizations, peoples, countries, and institutions. Because history is basic to many special fields, the department's instruction is designed to aid students interested in education, law, journalism, business, public service, and even scientific and technical disciplines.
MajorsMinorsCoursework4+1 MBA 



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Student Organizations

Our vibrant student organizations offer students opportunities for academic and professional development as well as social interaction.

History Club Phi Alpha Theta Pre-Law Club
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The Department of History is located in the Social Sciences and Humanities Building. Stop by and check out our student facilities.

History Computer Lab  Undergraduate Office  Digital History Lab
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Departmental Advising

Connect with your departmental advisor. Schedule at STAR, or contact Sarah directly by telephone or email.

Schedule an appointment at Slate Additional contact details. 
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Freshman Advising

Each CAS freshman starts their OSU career with a Freshman advisor. Connect with your freshman advisor at STAR.

Schedule an appointment at Slate CAS Freshmen Advising 





The Department of History offers a number of scholarships. 

Career Services 

Explore the possibilities and prepare for the future.  

Careers in History

Find out more about careers in history. 

Student Resources

Access the undergraduate handbook, FAQs, and more. 

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