Why Study Here?

The William P. Clements Department of History offers innovative undergraduate and graduate study.

Undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to study with renowned faculty. In small classes, students can learn about all parts of the world, from ancient times to the present day. 

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Internationally Recognized Faculty

SMU History Professor Paves a Digital Path to the Past
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Local and National Internship Opportunities

Undergraduate students have opportunities to be involved in faculty research and internships.
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Diverse Coursework

The department's courses include rich offerings that cover various time periods and parts of the world.