Department of History
Learning from people and events from other times and places while interpreting the past and considering how to deal with contemporary issues.
About the department
Designed to be broad, the history major requires students to take classes that vary widely across time and place. Particular strengths and interest areas of the department are military, science, technology, medicine and environment, and gender history.
The History Office will be closed during Winter Break and the first part of the Spring 2024 semester:
Dec 11-22: Office staff is working remotely
Dec 25-Jan 1: University is closed
Jan 2-March 8: Office staff on maternity leave; the office will be closed
March 11-15: Spring break; office staff working remotely
The office reopens on March 18, 2024
The KSU History Department is now on Instagram! Check us out and follow us for the latest updates by scanning the QR code below, or by finding our handle - @kstatehistory or via this link.
Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains
Each year, the K-State department of history and the Kansas Historical Foundation collaborate to produce this scholarly journal focusing on new Kansas research and western history.