2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 08, 2021  
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

History Department

Kevin Sheets, chair
Gigi Peterson, coordinator of adolescence education: social studies (7-12)
Scott Moranda, graduate coordinator
Old Main, Room 212
Fax: 607-753-5598
Email: history.department@cortland.edu

School of Arts and Sciences

History Class


Girish Bhat, T. Evan Faulkenbury, Laura Gathagan, Jared McBrady, Scott Moranda, Celeste Irene McNamara, Gigi Peterson, Amy Schutt, Kevin Sheets, Randi Storch, Brett Troyan, Bekeh Ukelina, Luo Xu

Adjunct Faculty

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

Degrees and Minors

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


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 42 hours of history, including advanced level course work in U.S., Europe, Asia/Latin America/Africa/Middle East and Global/Transnational history. History majors are encouraged to deepen their experience by exploring options for minors, internships, public history projects and study abroad programs.

Special Features

  • Teacher certification
  • History Club
  • Study abroad programs
  • Public history internships
  • History Honors Society
  • Individualized research projects
  • Field experience at Raquette Lake in the Adirondacks


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



Dual Major



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