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History Major

As you earn a Bachelor of Arts in History, you’ll look at events, ideas, religions and laws to gain a better understanding of the values and beliefs that people have adopted throughout time.

Fontbonne provides a broad background in both Western and non-Western history as well as geography, government, sociology, psychology and American economy. And you can either earn a degree in history or choose a degree in history with a secondary teaching certification in social studies, which allows you to teach at the high school level.


History Program Highlights

  • Interdisciplinary curriculum
  • Small class sizes
  • Development of critical thinking, debate skills
  • Senior capstone course; independent research
  • Option of secondary teaching certification
  • Departmental participation in honors curriculum and Fontbonne’s annual Dedicated Semester
  • Study Abroad in Berlin or England

In-Field Learning Experiences

  • Missouri History Museum
  • Holocaust and Learning Center—St Louis
  • International Institute
  • Bosnian Memory Project at Fontbonne


Learn about career opportunities when you major in History

Questions? Contact Admissions: (314) 889-1400 or (800) 205-5862 | fbyou@fontbonne.edu