"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/roommate) told me that history majors can't find jobs!"
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.
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.
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.
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.
A directory of current faculty and staff as well as a list of recent publications by Towson history professors.
The Medieval Baltimore Project, the Gantt Collection of Nuremberg Trial materials, andThe Journal of Historical Studies.
Read profiles of Towson history graduates and connect with fellow alumni.
Find out about upcoming lectures, conferences, and events. Follow our updates on Facebook and Twitter.
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.
Upcoming courses for Spring 2016 have been updated!
Prof. Koot Sabbatical Talk, Oct. 21, 3:30, LA 2303
Internship opportunities available with the Chris Van Hollen for Senate Campaign
Fall, 2015 - HIST 329: South Africa
Summer Offering: HIST 146, History of the United States Since the Mid-19th Century (Session I)
TU History Alum produces WWI Documentary for exhibition
New Course! History 342: SAILORS, MERCHANTS, SPIES
Prof. Oslund on 'Modern and Traditional Whaling in the Arctic'
New Internship & Fellowship Opportunities Available!
Alumni reflect on their experiences studying history at Towson
Je Suis Charlie: Prof. Dombrowski-Risser on WYPR with Dan Rodricks
Applications now open for Departmental prizes
Prof. Phillips in the Baltimore Sun on Chinese Protests
Prof. Gray's appearence on C-SPAN3, Sat. Aug. 16, 2:15 PM
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