Welcome to Bethany College’s History-Political Science Department! We think our students are among the finest you’ll find at any college or university in the nation. Academically, they are high achievers, but they also distinguish themselves in a wide variety of musical, artistic, and athletic endeavors.

We are particularly proud of their record as campus leaders. Our majors have been officers in student government, sororities, fraternities, and their respective classes. They have been editors and staff members for the Bethany Messenger, the College’s newspaper, and have served in positions of responsibility in residence halls.


Majors

History and Political Science
Social Science Teaching 6-12


Endorsements

Social Studies: Middle Level Social Studies Endorsement for Teacher Licensure 5-8


Digital Humanities

Lindsborg during World War I: Service, Sacrifice, & Dissent


Resources

Department Brochure

Are You Thinking of a Career in Secondary Schools? A Supervisor’s Perspective on Which Candidate to Hire

https://www.historians.org/teaching-and-learning/professional-life/are-you-thinking-of-a-career-in-secondary-schools

Careers for History Majors

https://www.historians.org/jobs-and-professional-development/career-resources/careers-for-history-majors

Primary Sources Websites:

Hanover Historical Texts Collection
http://history.hanover.edu/project.php

From Revolution to Reconstruction and Beyond (US History)
http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/documents/

The Avalon Project
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/default.asp

Kansas Memory
http://www.kansasmemory.org/

Citation Help:
Chicago Manual of Style
http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html

Chicago Manual of Style at Purdue OWL
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/717/01/

Phi Alpha Theta
http://phialphatheta.org/


Photo of Joyce Pigge , D.A.

Joyce Pigge, D.A.

Chair of the Department of History & Political Science Department Professor of Political Science
Office Wallerstedt Social Science 2 Department of History & Political Science Phone: 785.227.3380, x8215 Read Biography
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Photo of Thomas F. Jorsch , Ph.D.

Thomas F. Jorsch, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History
Office Wallerstedt Social Science Center 22 Department of History & Political Science Phone: 785.227.3380, x8172 Read Biography
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