Bachelor of Arts in History
History and Government
Cedarville's Department of History and Government is biblically grounded, academically rigorous, and ideologically conservative.
We’re proud of our successful graduates! 97% of 2018 graduates from the Department of History and Government were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.
Leadership, Faith and Politics: Life in the Public Square
2010 grad has had a career path including the U.S. Congress, non-profit leadership, and political campaigns.
Honoring an Honorary American: Churchill
Dr. Justin Lyons will speak about Winston Churchill in the Center for Biblical and Theological Studies on March 28.
Joshua Michael named new Dean of Library Services
The 1999 Cedarville University graduate will assume his new position in July as Lynn Brock steps down after 43 years.
Trustees focus on campus master plan, budget, and new pharmacy venture
Cedarville's Board of Trustees considered several important proposals during its Jan. 26 meetings.
Tutoring services at CU grow 110 percent over six years
The Cove at Cedarville University continues exponential growth, offering opportunities for teaching and learning.
Cedarville students take part in civil rights bus tour
A group of students and faculty/staff from Cedarville will travel more than 2,000 miles with 10 members of two local churches to visit historic civil rights sites.
History Program Curriculum
Building on your core liberal arts and Bible minor courses, you will take core history courses — learning from the earliest civilizations to the present day —and electives, including a required non-Western history elective. Your coursework will encourage you to evaluate the historical narrative based on biblical principles, helping you understand how Christianity plays a part in history and what a Christian’s response should be to historical events.
This major is offered with either a three-year or four-year completion plan.
- Introduction to Historiography
- Research in American History