"Siege of Yorktown (1781)." Louis Charles-Auguste Couder, c.1836. Original at the Château de Versailles, France
2013 History Department Awards
Requirements for the history major, history minor, history-geography combined major, and history-secondary education major.
Also: guides to career planning, advising,
graduate school, departmental awards.
Learn why you should study history, how to declare a history major, and how to transfer credits from other colleges and high school AP courses.
Browse course descriptions in our catalog; plan for future semesters using our four-year schedule of upcoming courses.
Also: independent study, study abroad, and history internships.
Advice for students about how to read, write, and think effectively in history courses. Plus how to cite sources and a list of common problems in student papers.
A directory of current faculty and staff as well as a list of recent publications by Towson history professors.
The Medieval Baltimore Project, the Gantt Collection of Nuremberg Trial materials, andThe Journal of Historical Studies.
Read profiles of Towson history graduates and connect with fellow alumni.
Find out about upcoming lectures, conferences, and events. Follow our updates on Facebook and Twitter.
Information about the history department's mailing address, how to contact our staff, plus maps and directions.
Department of History
Liberal Arts Building, Room 4210 F (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
HIST 135: African History and Culture
Apply for the Matthews Prize!
TU Partnership with Victoria Jackson Gray Northwood Appold Academy
James Madison Foundation Fellowships for teachers and prospective teachers
Former TU History Professor, Wendy Lower, honored as National Book Award Finalist for Hitler's Furies.
History Department graduate publishes article in scholarly journal
"Why Mass Incarceration Matters to Postwar American History" Dr. Heather Ann Thompson (Temple University) will present this year's Andrews Lecture, Thursday, April 24, 4:30 PM in LA 4110
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