As a history major, you’ll learn about the perspectives and experiences of earlier generations and gain an appreciation for diversity. History graduates have the research and analytical skills to begin their career or graduate studies.
Department of History
The Value of a History Degree
from Weber State University
Earn your degree with a broad knowledge of the political, social, economic and cultural events and achievements of humankind.
Our graduates go on to rewarding careers in law, business, academia and more.
The History Department supports the Weber State University Diversity Initiative, an institution-wide effort to improve educational quality through creation of an inclusive environment where all are welcome and opportunities are available for students to reach their full potential and contribute to the achievement of the university mission.
The History Department welcomes Dr. Kerri Clement, Assistant Professor of History. Sign up for her classes in Fall 2024!
Bachelor of Arts in History Teaching
In addition to studying history, you’ll learn to effectively present your knowledge to a range of students using advanced teaching methods. Our history teaching graduates become secondary school history teachers and go on to graduate studies.
Social Science Composite Teaching
Along with the benefits of earning your bachelor’s in history, our teaching composite program prepares you to teach a range of social science subjects, including history, political science, sociology, anthropology, psychology and geography.
Our minors offer research and analytical skills to complement any field of study.
Emphases include history, history teaching, public history and Asian studies.
Presidential Distinguished Professor of History Dr. Susan Matt received the 2022 H. Aldous Dixon Award for faculty who have "demonstrated careers of excellence and have gone above and beyond the call of duty to support students." She is also the Director of Interdisciplinary Collaborations.
Professor Matt Romaniello received a 2022 Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society to conduct research in the United Kingdom for his new book, Unplanned Obsolescence: Modernity and the Loss of the Natural World, a study of sustainable materials before the industrial era. Congratulations!