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Why study history?

A degree in history provides valuable research, writing, and critical thinking skills that prepare students for a variety of careers. Read more about how you can use a degree in history, and what our undergraduates and graduates have gone on to do.




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History department news

2019 CHaSS Awards Announced

2019 CHaSS Awards Announced

01/23/2019

Faculty member Tammy Proctor and undergraduate Frankie Urrutia-Smith receive 2019 CHaSS Awards.

Leading Mormon Studies scholar Patrick Mason named as USU’s Arrington Chair

Leading Mormon Studies scholar Patrick Mason named as USU’s Arrington Chair

12/07/2018

Patrick Q. Mason, a history professor who holds the Howard W. Hunter Chair of Mormon Studies at Claremont Graduate University, has been named the new Leonard J. Arrington Chair for Mormon History and Culture.

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