History Programs

The study of history challenges students to explore a variety of sources as they gain a greater understanding of the past. The College's expansive history curriculum spans a wide range of periods and developments around the world.

History is offered as both a major and a minor.

Gettysburg College also offers a Civil War Era Studies minor and a variety of special student opportunities unique to the History Department.

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

History News

History News Archive


History at Gettysburg College

Watch this video to learn more about the History department and the Gettysburg Semester at Gettysburg College.


Faculty Author Series

Allen Guelzo

Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America
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