You'll benefit from hands-on experiences and one-on-one attention from faculty while earning a degree that is highly applicable to many career fields.
Are you interested in one of our programs? Then it's time to apply! Also, see the scholarships and graduate assistantships our department offers to help with the costs of your education.
Museums, law firms, insurance agencies—these are just a few of the employers who need people who can investigate past events with only fragmented evidence while constructing a narrative around it. Thanks to the insights and skills they gain at Ball State, our alumni go on to rich, fulfilling careers that also provide valuable services to society.
Go beyond the traditional classroom and gain hands-on experience working with our faculty and students from other departments as you help organizations around the state address their real-world needs.
Confirm that your major is the right choice for you while gaining valuable professional experience before you graduate.
Get to know your classmates and your future career field better by joining the History Club or one of our two honor societies. These are among more than 400 student activities Ball State offers.
The Ball State University Department of History is a coalition of people who reflect on humanity’s collective memory in order to serve others on this planet of ours. We are faculty and staff, current students and alumni.
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“It’s a Lot of Fun” by E. Bruce Geelhoed The eminent American historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. was once asked to provide a reason f …
It’s time to celebrate the Department of History’s good news! Faculty/Staff Welcome our new Director of History and Social Studies Teaching, Dr. …
Brenna Haley is a Public History intern that is currently showcasing her abilities at the Wayne County Historical Museum. After realizing her passion …
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Access the course enrollment forms for HIST 440, 450, or 650.