As a history student you’ll take courses in United States and world history as well as a variety of specialized courses that survey time periods, places and specific events. You will learn how to analyze historical documents, understand scholarly interpretations of history, and conduct your own research. You will also have the opportunity to develop and sharpen a Christian worldview as a context for exploring the past.
You’ll take advantage of study abroad opportunities, particularly in a semester-long program in Washington D.C.
Back on campus, you'll benefit from small class sizes and innovative teaching, including role-playing simulations and debates. As a senior, you'll make your own contribution to historical scholarship by conducting your own research on a project that you design.
Graduates leave MNU's history program with not only knowledge of the past, but also the ability to use that knowledge as a part of God's plan for their life.
"I really liked the way Dr. Hornor presented the material. I felt like I was able to connect with the content, and I enjoyed the activities she had us do—conduct a debate on a topic in the American Revolution; loyalists versus patriots!"
“Studying history allows us to delve deeply into the complex stories of the past. Understanding the nuances of the human experience helps us to comprehend our own lives more fully.”
Elizabeth Hornor, PhD
Assistant professor of history.
Our professors have a passion for history and the MNU community. Seamlessly connecting literature, communication, culture and Christianity is foundational to the curriculum and the starting point for our faculty.
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