History is one of the most popular majors at Roanoke College. Our department's faculty have earned the highest degrees in their fields with diverse areas of expertise. Small class sizes ensure one-on-one attention and strong faculty-student mentoring relationships.
We offer both a major and a minor in history as well as interdisciplinary concentrations in Public History, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Africana Studies, Classics & Ancient World, Anthropology, Gender and Women's Studies and East Asian studies.
WHAT MAKES ROANOKE DIFFERENT?
How Roanoke Compares
91% of surveyed alumni reported getting job offers or admission to graduate school within six months of graduation. Graduates have gone on to work at organizations that include the Library of Congress, Mt. Vernon, Inc., Smithsonian Institution and the State Library of Virginia.