The History Major

  • Has the Decline in History Majors Hit Bottom?

    Features

    Robert B. Townsend | Feb 23, 2021

    Although the total number of students earning BAs in history continues to decline, data from 2018-19 reveal that a slightly...
  • History Enrollment Edges Slightly Lower

    Features

    Julia Brookins | Dec 22, 2020

    Undergraduate history enrollment trends continue to range widely, but there have been only small changes to the overall number of...
  • Practicing History

    Viewpoints

    Evan Faulkenbury | Oct 20, 2020

    SUNY Cortland decided to require a public history course because of its potential to attract new students, retain majors, and...
  • Why Study History? Revisited

    Perspectives Daily

    Peter N. Stearns | Sep 18, 2020

    Two decades after writing a powerful response to the question "why study history," Peter Stearns revisits his answer.

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