The Department of History and Political Science pursues the integration of a biblically-based philosophy of history and politics with the best of current scholarship. Students in the department have the opportunity to engage in coursework covering the span of American History, the roots of United States politics and government, the breadth of European history, culture and ideas, as well as courses covering non-Western societies. Throughout our courses and scholarship, the department invests faculty and students in an excellence of academic thought and Christian life.
Areas of Study
The History and Political Science department at Olivet Nazarene University offers conceptual frameworks that are both rigorous and innovative. As students determine their aptitude and what career path they want to pursue, their professors help them customize their education to be best prepared for the future.
Students in the History and Political Science department have numerous opportunities available, including four on-campus clubs, two study abroad programs and an annual week-long trip to Washington, D.C.