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Department of History
5 Reasons to Study History at Auburn University

Thinking about history? Here are five reasons why Auburn University is right for you.

  1. We offer small class sizes, which provides our students with individualized attention.
  2. We emphasize understanding different societies and cultures through a historical lens, which teaches you how to approach issues from multiple perspectives and helps you stand out to employers.
  3. We provide numerous opportunities for experiences beyond the classroom, such as working on a 3D digital project to preserve the events of Selma’s Bloody Sunday.
  4. You’ll learn from award-winning faculty who are leaders both nationally and internationally in areas, including military history, the South and civil rights, and aviation history.
  5. With special topics like the digital society, country music and Elizabethan England, you’ll find our history classes unique and engaging.