Department of History and Political Science

Welcome to the Department of History and Political Science 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 and Political Science 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

History:

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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Political Science:

Political science is the study of governments, public policies, and political behavior. Political science uses both humanistic and scientific perspectives and skills to examine public power, social transformations, the nature of democracies, elections, public opinion, constitutions, technology and society, public policy, and similar issues.

 

Contact Us

Department of History
North Carolina A&T State University
324 Gibbs Hall
1601 E. Market St
Greensboro, NC 27411

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

Dr. Ayanna Armstrong, Associate Chair
arams3@ncat.edu

Ph:   (336)285-2324
Fax:  (336)334-7837

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