If you’re fascinated by the past and its impact on the present and future, consider majoring in History. Taylor’s History program will enable you to follow your curiosity while challenging your assumptions about how the world works, sharpening your ability to make connections, and teaching you to think critically. Graduates of our programs will be prepared for a wide variety of careers.
Students learn to pose questions, identify sources, examine historical accounts, and consider connections between geography, culture, politics, economics, and religion. In every course, you will consider the underpinnings of societies, whether they be religious, political, philosophical, or cultural.
History classes at Taylor cover a vast array of topics and time periods in both American and world history. American history classes cover colonial America, constitutional law, African-American history, women in American history, and more.
You will also have the opportunity to examine the history and geography of other countries in world history courses like Ancient Near Eastern History, Modern Middle East, The Greco-Roman World, Modern European Empires, Women in the Ancient World, The World since 1945, and many others. History majors will also complete a hands-on practicum with original research and analysis.
Students interested in course descriptions and academic policies can check out our Undergraduate Catalog.
The Foundational Core classes will give you a big-picture view of how your calling connects with God's purpose for your life, engaging with ideas that will demonstrate how God has given you certain talents and skills to bring healing to the world. You’ll become a well-versed individual, equipped with critical thinking skills, a lifelong love of learning, and an appreciation for God's creation.