Why study history at Taylor?

We strive to develop you with a Christian perspective on history while providing tools and skills for success outside of the classroom. History is a strong foundation for a variety of careers.

What type of student fits Taylor’s history department?

If you enjoy thinking deeply, discussing passionately, and reading reflectively, then you would make an ideal history student. We strongly value students who, because of their Christian faith, have a caring heart and are passionate about the quality of life for people in the US and around the world.

What professional development opportunities are there outside of the classroom?

You can be a Teaching Assistant (TA) to professors for the US and World history survey courses, work in the Social Science Division or in museums, do an internship in public history, or involve yourself in a variety of humanitarian organizations. 

Will I have the opportunity to study abroad while in this program?

Along with numerous overseas missions trips and study abroad programs available to all Taylor students, International Studies majors are required to spend a semester studying overseas. This time can be spent in a variety of countries including China, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, England, France, Israel, Lithuania, and Uganda.