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Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the Department of History at Wright State University, where we help students study what they love and prepare for life.  Our nationally-recognized faculty teach courses from the ancient world to the modern, from the United States to Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia.

Major in History

Major in History

Explore a subject you love in our rigorous, challenging, and intellectually stimulating B.A. in History program. We prepare you for a wide variety of careers by developing the kinds of universal skills that employers seek—such as written and spoken communication, analytical and problem solving skills, and research experience.

Innovative Minors

Innovative Minors

Stand apart from your peers by complementing your degree with one of our minors—War & Society Studies, Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies, or History.

Graduate Training

Graduate Training

Our Master’s in History program offers advanced training for those pursuing a career in a history-related field.  Our Public History concentration is one of the oldest in the United States.  Our graduates have gone on to positions across Ohio, the United States, and around the world.

History News

Student veterans interview Iwo Jima survivor for Veterans Voices

Wright State student veterans received a firsthand account of Battle of Iwo Jima during an interview for the Veterans Voices Project.
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Wright State students to hold living history encampment during World War I commemoration

Graduate students in the War and Society program and their professor will participate in a ceremony marking the gathering of 200 Dayton men at Camp Triangle.
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Events

Tue
12
Sep
11:30 am
Apollo Room/Student Union

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