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

Student Research

Mapping Gettysburg: Carlisle Street, East Side, 1920 by Elizabeth Amrhein '12

Faculty Author Series

Michael Birkner

Birkner's scholarship has focused on aspects of 19th- and 20th-century America: political, urban, oral and biographical history.
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