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BA Major • Minor


Research, listen, and seek to learn how our world is shaped by leaders, stories, and cultures

The world is not neutral. Understanding how major narratives have shaped our society is foundational to our ability to live. Geneva's history degree provides a biblically rooted and comprehensive approach to understanding the history of the places and stories we inhabit.

Geneva prepares you to make a meaningful impact in your career, community and life.

Study Abroad

Take advantage of Geneva’s semester-long study abroad programs

Multifaceted Approach

Geneva’s history track emphasizes reading, writing, and critical thinking

Internship Opportunities

Students intern at local historical societies and museums in the Pittsburgh area

Key Courses

Introduction to Historical Studies

Learn the basics of history, from researching and writing to theories and philosophies

U.S. Foreign Policy

Investigate the background of American foreign policy and the decisions that have shaped our country

History and Theory

Study the relationship between philosophies of history and the Christian faith.

European History I, II, III

These three courses cover a swath of European history, from ancient times to the present

Experienced & Accomplished Faculty

Career Outcomes

Graduates who aspire to have an impact in their communities and their careers through a Geneva Education gain expertise in this field enhanced by academics rooted in Christian values and ethics in Geneva’s program.


U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment for archivists, curators, and museum workers to grow 19% in the next ten years, much faster than most careers.

"The history professors work together like pieces of a puzzle. Class to class, they add to each other's teachings. And at the same time, they provide an excellent Christian foundation that you wouldn't find at a secular school, or even some other Christian institutions.” Kyle, history graduate

Be prepared for careers such as...

  • Museum Curator
  • Lawyer
  • Teacher
  • Archivist

Further your impact...

  • Work as a facilitator or administrator for the National Parks
  • Complete graduate programs at esteemed institutions such as Duquesne University, Villanova University, University of Louisville, and St. Andrews University
  • Research and publish your own findings

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