HISTORY

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Program Description

What is history?

History teaches you to understand past cultures and societies, and to be an engaged citizen. You’ll learn persuasive writing and critical thinking to evaluate problems and questions from multiple perspectives.

Why history at OSU?

Majoring in history at OSU will teach you to understand past cultures and societies and to be an engaged citizen. Our established public history program features strengths in historic preservation, museum studies and digital history. Our “Jobs in History” practicum course gives hands-on experience and real-world connections, in art museums, oral history programs, historical archives and others.

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About the School

Size 24,649 students 26% out-of-state students Students from 100+ countries and all 50 states 20:1 student-to-faculty ratio Over 70 diversity-related student, faculty and staff organizations Location ... Read More

Size 24,649 students 26% out-of-state students Students from 100+ countries and all 50 states 20:1 student-to-faculty ratio Over 70 diversity-related student, faculty and staff organizations Location & transportation Stillwater, OK (USA) 60 miles from Oklahoma City and Tulsa Average temperature: 59°F (Average high in August: 93°F; average low in January: 26°F) Stillwater Regional Airport (SWO) provides daily nonstop flights to and from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport 49,742 residents in Stillwater Community buses and transit are free to OSU students, faculty and staff with a valid OSU ID Card Academics Six academic colleges, plus a veterinary school and an osteopathic medical school 200 undergraduate majors and options 79 master's programs 45 doctoral programs Read less