2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 03, 2024  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

History Department

Randi Storch, chair
Brett Troyan, acting chair, fall
Kevin Sheets, acting chair, spring
Amy Schutt, coordinator of adolescence education: social studies (7-12)
Old Main, Room 212
(607) 753-2723
Fax: (607) 753-5598


Arts and Sciences


John Aerni-Flessner, Girish Bhat, Laura Gathagan, Scott Moranda, Gigi Peterson, Amy Schutt, John Shedd, Kevin Sheets, Randi Storch, Brett Troyan, Judith Van Buskirk, Luo Xu

Adjunct Faculty

For a listing of adjunct faculty see the Faculty and Administration  section.

Programs Offered

Bachelor of Arts in History
Bachelor of Arts in Adolescence Education: Social Studies and History (7-12)

Majors Offered

Adolescence Education: Social Studies and History (7-12)

Minors Offered



The History Department offers two majors, one in history and one in history combined with preparation for teaching social studies to students in grades 7-12. Both require 36 hours of history, including advanced level course work in U.S., Europe, Asia/Latin America/Africa/Middle East and Global/Transnational history. Students of both majors have opportunities for interdisciplinary work in journalism, English, cinema study, education, other social sciences and multicultural studies. History majors are encouraged to combine their studies with local internships, public history projects, and with the College’s study abroad programs.

Special Features

  • Teacher certification
  • History Club
  • Overseas - Study Abroad programs
  • Local public history internships
  • History Honors Society
  • Senior seminar


  1. Degree Requirements  listed in this catalog apply to the majors offered by this department.
  2. Liberal Arts Requirements: 90 credit hours



Dual Major