Research Opportunities

As a history student, it's essential that you learn how to conduct high-level research.

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Why Choose
Cedar Crest?
  • Personalized attention
  • Average class size <20
  • Women's leadership opportunities
  • Flexibility to add dual major, minor

Gain valuable perspective on today's global society through the study of history.

Contact:
Barton C Shaw, Ph.D.
Professor, History
bcshaw@cedarcrest.edu
610-437-4471 ext. 3403

History Minor

The history minor provides Cedar Crest students with an enlightening context for their studies in another major, including:

  • Global studies
  • Political science
  • Religious studies
  • Business
  • The arts
  • The sciences

When selecting the courses that will constitute your history minor, you will be asked to develop a well thought-out combination that reflects your intellectual interest in the discipline of history, the skills you want to master, and how the history minor will add strength to your overall undergraduate education.

About the Program

As a history minor at Cedar Crest, you will receive an introduction to the discipline, including its key components of:

  • Research
  • Scholarship
  • The illumination of situations and problems in the contemporary world

As such, this minor provides a valuable complement in both knowledge and skills to many majors in other fields.