MAJORS & PROGRAMS
The History Department at Waynesburg is multi-dimensional and globally oriented. The History program is designed to inspire you to think analytically, to read critically, to research accurately, and to write professionally. Our faculty and staff prepare History students to be productive citizens and successful graduate students.
You may choose from an array of classes that are region specific (Russian and African History), period based (Colonial and Vietnam Way History), and thematic (Women’s History and the History of Minorities). Many students tailor their education to their social interests by selecting an exciting and challenging independent study course.
History (Minor) Curriculum
History (Secondary Education Option)
Waynesburg University offers you the flexibility of a History degree with Pennsylvania teacher’s certification. You can enroll as a history major while obtaining Pennsylvania social studies certification through our Secondary Education Option in History.
As a member of this exciting and versatile program, you can specialize in History while preparing for a career as a high school teacher. With the advice and guidance of two advisors (History and Education), you will observe high school classes (sophomore year), complete a practicum (junior year), and complete a student teaching assignment (senior year). The Waynesburg University experience enables students to develop the knowledge, experience, and a professional teaching style necessary to be a successful teacher.