Why Choose AU for History?
Anderson University’s history program offers interested students the opportunity to learn from published scholars in a wide variety of historical fields. Course offerings include European history, all areas of American history, and many fields of world history, including China, Japan, Russia/ Soviet Union, the Middle East, and Latin America. Additionally, the department offers classes that have a broad appeal, such as Baseball in America, the Civil Rights Movement, the Jewish Holocaust, Slavery in America, the American Family, Women in the World, and the History of World War II. Anderson University’s history program is rigorous and intentionally strives to help students become critical thinkers with strong research and writing skills, abilities that will serve them well in both post-graduate work and in the job market. Graduates with an AU history degree have excelled in master’s and doctoral programs in universities across the country and overseas.
Many of AU’s history graduates choose to go on to law school, join the U.S. Foreign Service or other government agencies, work at museums and national parks, serve in the mission field, or teach overseas. The professors are committed to providing the best education possible and actively work to know their students to help them reach their goals. They strongly believe that knowledge of our past helps us to create a better future. We invite you to join us in the pursuit of learning who we are and what we can be.