Ohio Wesleyan offers a broad range of U.S., European, Pacific Asian, and Latin American history courses. You have a great deal of creativity and flexibility in designing a program that suits your personal and historical interests, whether by taking listed courses or pursuing independent studies with individual faculty.

About the Major

The History major provides both breadth and depth of historical knowledge, combined with the academic tools essential to historical inquiry. Students complete eleven courses, with two each from the three departmental areas (U.S., Europe, and Pacific Asia, the Middle East, or Latin America).



Graduate Outcomes

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Department Contact Info


Elliott Hall 110
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3636
E history@owu.edu

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Chair: Mark Gingerich
Office: Elliott Hall 103
Telephone: 740-368-3636
Email: mpginger@owu.edu

Secretary: Dawn Wright
Office: Elliott Hall 110
Telephone: 740-368-3631
Email: dmwright@owu.edu