Why History at St. Ambrose?

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From our perspective, the question is really why NOT study history or art history at St. Ambrose! 

Take a look around and see all that we've got to offer you, including approachable professors, career guidance, local museums and galleries for internships, and much more! And, when you're ready to see for yourself, schedule a visit!

A Different Approach

Professors incorporate role-playing and research into their classes and there's also courses on the History of Food and History of Rock and Roll. Descriptions of those courses are on the Courses page.

Get a Head Start

At Ambrose, your instructors will guide you through a required research project that includes understanding historiography, a concept that may not be introduced at larger institutions. But you'll definitely need it for grad school!

Art History Student Club

The League organizes events like dinner and movie nights, trips to museums and galleries, and art-themed parties. Click here to learn more and see pictures from the latest event!