The History Department serves thousands of MSU Denver students, whether they are seeking general studies credit, pursuing a History major or minor, fulfilling teaching licensure requirements, or satisfying intellectual curiosity.
With more than 25 full-time professors and a large pool of dedicated affiliate faculty members, the Department offers a wide variety of courses such as Native Americans in American History, Ireland and the Irish, History of China, and History of India. See the semester schedule a full list of current offerings.
Information on department programs including majors, minors, and teaching licensure can be found under Advising. For class requirements and expectations visit Student Resources. Students may be interested in joining either the History Club or the Phi Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the international history honor society. Additional information may be found under Student Resources.
Upcoming: April 11, 2013: Dr. Vincent C. De Baca was interviewed by Channel 6 Rocky Mountain PBS for the series they are now doing on Colorado History. The show is Colorado Experience. Dr. C. De Baca was interviewed for the segment to be aired on April 11, 2013 entitled "Pueblo Border Wars."
Scott Montgomery and MSU Denver's Alice Bauer sought to understand the daily life and experience of medieval pilgrims through their own observations, emotions, and limbs. In exploring the temporal and geographical aspects of the pilgrimage, the authors discuss the varied motivations and experiences of pilgrims then and now, unraveling the connections between past and present in the cultures and practices of the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela.