Welcome to the Department of History at East Carolina University. The Department is home to over thirty full-time professors whose strengths include United States, European, Public, Military, Atlantic World, and Maritime History. The Department offers courses in the full range of international areas. At the undergraduate level the Department offers a BA in History and Minors in History and Public History. At the graduate level the Department offers MA degrees in History (concentrations in American, European, Military, Atlantic World, and Public History), and an MA in Maritime Studies.

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Wrong About Liberal Arts Majors

One CEO's awakening about the value of a liberal arts education.

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Students Clinch Competitive Internship

Congratulations to Kathryn Stanley and Ann Marie Ballance on being selected for the State of North Carolina Internship Program.

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Taking a Plunge!

Graduate students in the Maritime Studies Program detail Sheboyghan shipwreck.

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