College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

About the Department

The History Department at Cal Poly Pomona offers both a B.A. and an M.A. degree in history as well as courses that meet the campus’s general education requirements.  It also offers a minor in history and administers an interdisciplinary minor in Latin American Studies.  The Department offers a global history emphasis that, in line with the mission of the university, allows students to deepen their understanding of the past and its meaning on both a particular and a global scale.  The department also provides a solid training for students in historical methods, including training in the latest internet-based research and teaching techniques, historiography, and historical research in the form of senior thesis.