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.
Baylor University’s Department of History presents the Fall 2022 Charles Edmondson Historical Lecture Series featuring Distinguished Professor of History and Humanities Chair for City University of New York, Dr. James Oakes, on November 9-10th.
The Oral History Association [OHA] has announced that Baylor University’s Institute for Oral History (IOH) will be the organization’s new home, effective Jan. 1, 2023.
Dear Arts & Sciences alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends –– below is a partial listing of the 2022 Homecoming activities sponsored by the College, its departments and its academic programs. We hope to see you on campus this week for Homecoming!