An Important Message Regarding COVID-19                                                      University COVID-19 Updates

Dear Visitors and Students,

Our university temporarily suspended all non-essential on-campus functions. The Department of History is working remotely. Our hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8AM to 5PM. To contact the Department, please call 657-278-3474 and include your full name and CWID in your message. We appreciate your patience.

For Undergraduate Advising: You may reach out to your dedicated advisor. If you are unsure of who that is, please email Art Tell or Lydia Wada to get your advisor’s info.
For Graduate Advising: Please contact Dr. Stephen Neufeld.
To contact the Department Chair: Please contact Dr. Jasamin Rostam.
For general assistance, please contact any of the following: Lydia WadaLinda Rodgers, or Art Tell.

Welcome to the Department of History

CSUF offers the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in History, the Minor in History, and the Master of Arts (M.A.) in History. Our department provides academic advisement for these courses of study, as well as the Pre-Credential Program. Our undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate in our Internship Program, become involved in our Center for Oral and Public History, apply for membership in our award-winning chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, and submit their research papers for publication in our nationally acclaimed student journal, The Welebaethan.

The Department of History serves a diverse body of students as they learn to interpret the past, function as engaged citizens, and prepare for professional careers. In this endeavor, it fosters a vibrant intellectual community of students, faculty, and alumni committed to rigorous, evidence-based critical perspectives on the past and informed engagement with the Southern California region and the world beyond. The Department is committed to preparing its graduates to thrive in and serve an interconnected global environment, developing research and communication skills to shape a more just and equitable world.