Department of History
Why study history at Baylor? Cutting-edge scholarship. Caring community. Dynamic teaching. Research opportunities. Global outlook. Career preparation. Questions that matter. Tools to respond to them.
All in a program where you are known by name.
History is a versatile major that will develop your critical thinking skills and prepare you for a wide variety of careers or pursuit of a graduate degree. Explore our programs for undergraduates.
Our department offers two graduate degrees: a Master of Arts (M.A.) in History and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in History. Explore our programs for graduate students.
Historians Stephen Sloan, Ph.D., and Adrienne Cain with Baylor's renowned Institute for Oral History share seven best practices to help family members begin oral history conversations that enrich the recollections of the past.
Baylor History Alumni, Carlton Barnett, discusses how his time at Baylor as a history major has ignited his studies as a historian; his many achievements and pursuit of his PhD included.
History Doctoral Student, Patrick Leech, responds to Fulbright Scholarship and gives more insight to his research dissertation project in Hungary.