Available as major (B.A. degree) and minorUnderstand the world so you can better serve the world. Look at the why and the process against the backdrop of human experiences. Gain insight into trends, fads and cultural issues. Learn to think broadly and defuse prejudice.
Studying history teaches you valuable skills in how to find, evaluate, organize and report information. These skills will serve you well in any career.As a history major, learn to research, analyze, and interpret the past from a biblical perspective. Access the vast information contained in government records, newspapers, magazines, professional journals, photographs, interviews, films, personal diaries and letters. Discuss your impressions, thoughts and opinions about the past with others. Sharpen your writing skills as you prepare papers and projects.At Olivet, you can:
Study of the past is a door to understanding the present and a guide to responsibility for the future.