2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

History Department

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Old Main, Room 212
(607) 753-2723


Arts and Sciences


Girish Bhat (Chair), Axel Corlu, Sanford Gutman, Scott Moranda, Gigi Peterson (Coordinator of Adolescence Education: Social Studies Program), William Sharp, John Shedd, Kevin Sheets, Randi Storch, Jennifer Tappan, 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 American, European and non-Western 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, legislative internships in Albany and with the College’s study abroad programs.

Special Features

  • History Honors Society
  • Internships in Albany
  • Teacher certification
  • History Club
  • Overseas programs
  • Senior seminar


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

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