Department of History

"Siege of Yorktown (1781)." Louis Charles-Auguste Couder, c.1836.

"Siege of Yorktown (1781)." Louis Charles-Auguste Couder, c.1836. Original at the Château de Versailles, France

"I love the history courses I have taken but my (dad/mom/friend/roomate) told me that history majors can't find jobs!"

 

Undergraduate Programs


Requirements for the history major, history minor, history-geography combined major, and history-secondary education major.

Also: guides to career planning, advising, graduate school, departmental awards.

Prospective History Students


Learn why you should study history, how to declare a history major, and how to transfer credits from other colleges and high school AP courses.

Courses


Browse course descriptions in our catalog; plan for future semesters using our four-year schedule of upcoming courses.

Also: independent study, study abroad, and history internships.

 

Succeeding in History Courses


Advice for students about how to read, write, and think effectively in history courses. Plus how to cite sources and a list of common problems in student papers.

Faculty and Staff


A directory of current faculty and staff as well as a list of recent publications by Towson history professors.

Digital History Projects


The Medieval Baltimore Project, the Gantt Collection of Nuremberg Trial materials, andThe Journal of Historical Studies.

Alumni


Read profiles of Towson history graduates and connect with fellow alumni.

News and Events


Find out about upcoming lectures, conferences, and events. Follow our updates on Facebook and Twitter.

Contact the History Department


Information about the history department's mailing address, how to contact our staff, plus maps and directions.

 

Department of History
Liberal Arts Building, Room 4210 F (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2923
Fax: 410-704-5595
E-mail: hist@towson.edu

 

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Announcements
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TU History major spends summer studying causes of drought

Prof. Gray's appearence on C-SPAN3, Sat. Aug. 16, 2:15 PM

HIST 135: African History and Culture

Apply for the Matthews Prize!

TU Partnership with Victoria Jackson Gray Northwood Appold Academy

James Madison Foundation Fellowships for teachers and prospective teachers

 

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Dr. Benjamin Fisher


"Why Mass Incarceration Matters to Postwar American History" Dr. Heather Ann Thompson (Temple University) will present this year's Andrews Lecture, Thursday, April 24, 4:30 PM in LA 4110

 

 

 

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