Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives


The Southwestern History program provides students with an especially strong global perspective and a solid grounding in the methods and fields of history, while also encouraging interdisciplinary connections.

The History major avoids being simply a random collection of courses, instead providing students with a program concerned with finding patterns and connections.

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    Sarah has taken a circuitous path back to Southwestern, where she is interning at the University library. She plans to pursue a degree in Library Science.
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    Lesley planned to go to grad school soon after SU, but then she discovered how educational her World War II museum job could be.

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