Department of History

Welcome to the Department of History at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.  We are home to students and faculty dedicated to the discovery and study of historical events, movements, people, and ideas that structure and frame the rich, textured, and diverse world in which we live.  For updates on events and other happenings, please sign our Guestbook.

Department Mission

The primary goals of the History Department are to foster students' aspirations, to cultivate intellectual curiosity, and to prepare graduates for successful careers. Departmental courses are designed to develop skills in written and oral communication, ethical reasoning, critical thinking, intercultural and global awareness, and scholarly research. The department’s rigorous curriculum promotes the development of reason, an understanding of the past, and reflective inquiry to inspire informed, engaged citizens.

What We Offer

We offer undergraduate degrees in History and History Education as well as minors in History, Military Leadership, and African American/African History.  Our graduate program offers a degree in History Education (Master of Arts in Teaching).  In addition to history courses, we offer courses in geography.
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Contact Us

Dr. Arwin D. Smallwood, Professor and Chair
asmallwo@ncat.edu

Dr. Yunqiu Zhang, Associate Professor and Associate Chair
yzhang@ncat.edu

Department of History
North Carolina A&T State University
324 Gibbs Hall
1601 E. Market St
Greensboro, NC 27411
Ph:   (336)285-2324
Fax:  (336)334-7837

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Energy Center at N.C. A&T to Offer K-12 Teachers Workshops

The Center for Energy Research and Technology (CERT) at N.C. A&T State University will begin its annual energy education series workshop for K-12 teachers. CERT will offer three, 2-day workshops throughout the summer to meet varied summer schedules.

Desai Wins ASEE’s DuPont Minorities in Engineering Award

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) will award Dr. Salil Desai, professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at N.C. A&T State University the DuPont Minorities in Engineering Award during its 124th annual conference in June.

Braves select N.C. A&T pitcher Cutter Dyals In MLB Draft

Cutter Noah Dyals was selected 500th overall in the 17th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft. He is the 19th player in program history to be drafted.