Undergraduate Program

Advising Hours for December 17-21, 2012.

Walk-in Advising (no appointment needed) is available on the following days and times:

  • Monday: 1 - 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 1 - 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 1 - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday: 1 - 2 p.m.
  • Friday: Closed

The Department of History Advising Office will reopen January 7, 2013. Please direct all advising inquiries to james.cousins@wmich.edu.


•     The History (Liberal Education) major provides well-rounded preparation for many occupations; it requires broad preparation in history, but also offers students the opportunity to develop areas of special interest.

•     The Public History major provides professional and technical training for occupations in museums, archives, historic sites and organizations, government programs, and consulting. 

•     The Secondary Education program works in conjunction with courses in the College of Education and meets State of Michigan certification requirements.  Program majors may focus in either History or Social Studies.

Related materials

Undergraduate Handbook (includes program descriptions). Copies available at the Department of History Advising Office (4451 Friedmann Hall).

Undergraduate Style Sheet


Department of History
4301 Friedmann Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5334 USA
(269) 387-4650 | (269) 387-4651 Fax