history and political studies

A broad historical knowledge is the starting point for any form of social study. While history forms the core of the History and Political Studies major, it is enriched by perspectives and methods of other disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. The HSC Program is based on the idea that such a multi-disciplinary understanding of the past is necessary for anyone seeking to understand and resolve contemporary social problems.

Program Overview…

The History and Political Studies Program offers three options: a B.A. in History and minors in History and in Sociology.

Internships and Careers…

History and Political Studies majors can explore many career options.

History and Political Studies Faculty…

History and Political Studies majors learn from experienced, expert faculty members.

Additional Curricula Opportunities…

Students who go on to further studies in law, medicine, veterinary practice and physical therapy can combine any Colby-Sawyer major with a course of study that will prepare them for the next academic step.