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Informed. Excited by possibility. Ready to make an impact. Do these phrases describe you? If so, you should consider studying history at Springfield College. Our major provides students with the background necessary to understand the complex and rapidly changing world in which we live. The core of historical understanding allows individuals to be educated and informed citizens, ready to affect change and guide others along the way. 

Graduates have pursued careers in education, government service, law, business, diplomacy, libraries and museums, and public relations. As you can see, the history major will prepare you for what you want to do, and help you forge your path ahead.

Presidential Elections Seminar Class Comes to Life

Led by Department of Social Sciences Chair Tom Carty, the History of Presidential Elections Seminar class was interviewed about one of the early presidential debates and how they reacted to the candidates.

Relevant discussions like this one occur frequently in history courses at Springfield College. The curriculum allows for current events to blend with historical knowledge, allowing students to develop a deeper understanding of the world around them.


Studying History At Springfield College