BHSU history coursework will walk you through the worlds of American history, European history and regional history. Discover past events and people, explore themes in historical eras, delve into historical documents and publications and hone your writing and research skills. The BHSU library and regional historic archives, located in the Case Library at BHSU, will open the world to you as you trace the past.
Living in the Black Hills of South Dakota gives you the opportunity to study the Gold Rush, tour ghost towns, and learn about the Native American culture, while studying American, European, and World History.
The faculty at BHSU make history their life as they teach, research, and publish. Your professors will guide you as you consider various career options with you history major. Although many historians enter the teaching profession, others find employment in government agencies, museums, historical societies, research organizations and archives.
Check out what is happening within the History program at BHSU with Featured Students, Alumni, and the History Faculty. While at BHSU, the Career Center will assist you in finding internships in the history field that will help build your resume while you earn your degree.