| ACADEMICS | Schools & Departments | History and Political Science
Understand our world by studying its past.
Build a deeper understanding of our contemporary world by studying the past in the History and Political Science Department at Worcester State University. Here, you will develop a strong foundation in historical thinking, research skills and methods, and expand your capacity to contribute to our increasingly global society as a well-informed citizen. In lively, interactive classroom exchanges, you’ll analyze the meaning of past events and acquire an informed perspective on your own heritage and the heritage of people around the world. Our diverse curriculum covers a broad range of topics in American history as well as all areas of world history—Europe, Asia, Africa, the Near East, and Latin America. At the conclusion of your studies, you will compile a portfolio of work that includes a senior capstone paper based on primary research.