History Overview

Students entering the University of San Diego and/or declaring a major during 2016-2017, should follow information contained in the printed course catalog (also known as the "catalog of record") published on October 1, 2016. Access the catalog of record at

The History Major

Explore the past, understand the present, and plan for the future. The Department of History is dedicated to excellent teaching and award-winning research. Students learn to work with original sources and to think and write critically about a wide variety of historical problems. The faculty offer classes in U.S., European, Latin American, Middle Eastern, African, Asian, Pacific Ocean, ancient, modern, and world history, as well as topical courses.

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