Department of History
The Department of History prepares students for the future by helping them understand how the past affects the present and develop critical thinking and rhetorical skills. Our graduates are poised to become leaders, teachers, lawyers and more.
Find Your Place in History
You can pursue teaching, law, politics, business, a Ph.D. and more with a degree in History.
History with an international perspective
History stretches beyond the borders of the United States, and at Minnesota State Mankato you will explore the histories of North and South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Diverse backgrounds of both instructors and students make for lively classroom discussions with multiple points of view.
History majors are prepared to become global leaders and teachers. By unraveling the events of the past you will develop a better understanding of our current world situation and the ability to look to the future.
History Forum Lecture Series
The History Forum Lecture Series is an opportunity for faculty, students, staff and community members to learn about the latest historical research. Local and regional scholars contribute their insights in an informative but relaxed and inviting atmosphere.