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.
Gettysburg College also offers a Civil War Era Studies minor and a variety of special student opportunities unique to the History Department.
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Birkner's scholarship has focused on aspects of 19th- and 20th-century America: political, urban, oral and biographical history.