History Overview

Students entering the University of San Diego and/or declaring a major during 2019-2020, should follow information contained in the printed course catalog (also known as the "catalog of record") published on April 1, 2019. Access the catalog of record at http://catalogs.sandiego.edu.

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.