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Available as a major and minor

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The public history and museum studies minor complements this major.

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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.

Students Present World War I Exhibit

Assistant Professor of History Ian Delahanty’s HIST 201: Making History Public class undertook an investigation of the involvement of Springfield College and the YMCA in World War I. The students’ research was highlighted in a new exhibit unveiled in the Springfield College Museum.

We're making history come alive. Interested in joining us?

Springfield College Secondary Education and History Major Emily Conroy '21.

Springfield College History Major Kathleen Morris '19

Hear from our students

Our current students and alumni have great things to say about the History major at Springfield College. Hear about their experiences as they discuss what they have learned through the program.

A History Major goes to Ireland

Read about Quinn Kenneally's adventures in studying abroad

Quinn Kenneally ('21) is a History and Secondary Education major at Springfield College. She's spending a semester abroad studying at the National University of Ireland at Galway. Read about her adventures in education and traveling on her blog. 

Quinn Kenneally in Ireland.

Humanities Grads Employed and Happy

Interested in studying a humanities major at Springfield College? Learn more about the positive employment prospects for graduates of humanities programs.

Spoiler alert: It’s good stuff!

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Two students study in the Learning Commons.
Studying History At Springfield College