DePaul's History program is designed to help you engage in developing a critical understanding of the past, as well as its impact on the present and the future. Courses examine history in the United States, Europe and throughout the world.
Through the program you will learn how to conduct research, develop writing skills and analyze sources. The curriculum combines a breadth of chronological and geographical coverage.
Chicago is a historically rich city, providing you immense opportunity to take your learning outside of the classroom. You’re encouraged to do an internship and work with faculty on research initiatives.
You can earn a combined bachelor's/master's degree in History and Journalism. We also offer a combined bachelor’s in History/master’s in Secondary Education History degree. You can also earn a combined bachelor’s/master’s degree in History and International Studies. These programs allow you to complete a bachelor's degree and master's degree in five years.
- Introduction to historical sources and methods
- Craft of history
- Historical research and writing (Senior Capstone course)
- United States Constitutional History
- The court and the U.S. Bill of Rights
- Doing digital history
- Oral history