Students benefit from a rich selection of integrated courses that include the foundations and development of Western society as well as global cultures. Living on Boston's historic North Shore, in the heart of New England, provides students with a host of beyond-the-classroom learning opportunities, through historical sites, libraries, museums, and more.
Highlights of our curriculum include courses in:
Students receive a multi-faceted educational experience through:
Time to pack your bags and your books. Students can choose from a variety of semester, year, short-term, or summer abroad programs through the Global Education Office (GEO). Tuition for the programs is the same as a regular semester or year on campus. Check out some of the many opportunities:
The History major prepares students for graduate programs, professional programs, and the workplace. Graduates have worked in a variety of fields, employing the skills they acquired at Gordon, including:
Dr. Steve Alter
Associate Professor of History
P 978.927.2300 x488
Department of History
Division of Social Science
Best of History Websites
Web portal that contains links to over 1,000 different history websites
Learning Outcomes & Evaluation for History Majors (DOCX)
Learning outcomes and evaluation criteria for licensure in History and Education.