As a history major, you will explore human experiences through time by interpreting historical writings, primary documents and artifacts while experiencing the unique, hands-on learning opportunities only available at Illinois College. 



Alumni from Illinois College’s history program have been selected for the highly competitive Fulbright Scholar and Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) programs. They have also found success in a variety of careers in history and been highly successful at being accepted into the top graduate and law schools in the country, including the University of Illinois, St. Louis University and the University of Michigan.