History is inherently multicultural

The TWU Division of History teaches an appreciation of history, multicultural experiences and their interdisciplinary connections. Our curriculum covers diverse experiences, including the influences of race, class, ethnicity, religion and gender, illustrating the complexities of decision-making, the forces producing change and diverse intellectual traditions.

We develop critical and analytical thinking, evidence-based research, oral and written presentation and public leadership to prepare students for careers, active citizenship and post-graduate education.

From internship opportunities with local historical sites and archives to research and publication opportunities with our award-winning student history journal, Ibid., our program will provide you with a foundation for success.

Why study history at TWU?

Nationally recognized faculty

  • Our award-winning faculty represent a broad range of interests, backgrounds and research subjects, including museum studies; historic preservation; Colonial American, Caribbean and European history; and women in aviation.
  • With a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1 in upper-level courses, our faculty are dedicated to working closely with you to create a supportive and immersive learning environment.

Financially supportive

  • On average, we award up to $13,000 in competitive scholarships each year to qualifying students.
  • Our Jamison Internship Program provides financial support to students who we assist in securing unpaid internships in government or nonprofit institutions.


  • We strive to equip each of our students with comprehensive, practical experience before entering the workforce. Our program will provide you with one-on-one internship advising in order to help you find ideal opportunities suited to your goals and interests.
  • We offer publishing opportunities through our award-winning national journal, Ibid., and we also encourage students to present their research at national conferences like the Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention.

Career possibilities

  • Museums
  • Archivists
  • Exhibitions
  • Park ranger
  • Journalist
  • Librarian
  • History teacher
  • Historian
  • Genealogist
  • Technical writer
  • Project manager

Career paths

  • Law
  • Government
  • Education
  • Business

History skills

  • Analytical thinking
  • Communication
  • Foreign languages
  • Problem solving
  • Research
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