History

Phi Alpha Theta

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PHI ALPHA THETA Phi Alpha Theta is an international honor society in history. It was organized at the University of Arkansas in 1921, and now includes more than 750 local chapters. Rockford University’s local chapter, Alpha Delta Alpha, was started in 1987 and inc read more

Faculty

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FACULTY Department Information History Lang Center 5050 E. State St. Rockford, IL 61108 815-394-5211 Fax: 815-226-3335 Catherine Forslund, Ph.D. CForslund@rockford.edu  Apply Now  Request Info  Visit Campus  Give a gift

Resources

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RESOURCES History Links Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Library of Congress Library of Congress Manuscript Division Midway Village & Museum Center in Rockford National Archives Smithsonian Institution Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum in Rockford Department I read more

Scholarships and Awards

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SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS Senior History Achievement Award Established by the History Department, this award is given to the senior history major with the highest GPA. For more information on scholarships relevant to this department, please visit the Academic Catalog (pdf read more

Careers and Internships

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CAREERS AND INTERNSHIPS Career Opportunities A degree in history is a portal to pursue work in many directions. As with any liberal arts major, history prepares students for careers requiring good writing, organizational and analytic skills–essential to any career read more

Programs of Study

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PROGRAMS OF STUDY   The History Department offers majors with either the B.A. or B.S. degree. We also have a special track for student’s seeking to major in History while pursuing Secondary Education certification. We offer a range of internships and an honor’s deg read more

History

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HISTORY Historians are always reinterpreting the past, largely because our present day concerns continue to change. History is neither stagnant nor dull. It is not based on memorization but on interpretation and analysis. Understanding history involves integrating ideas read more