History Department

Welcome to the History Department

Welcome to the History Department of California State University, Chico, located on the top floor of Trinity Hall in the heart of the campus. We are a community engaged in that most serious and intellectually rewarding of pursuits, the study of the past, the living past, that continues to shape our present and our future.

On this website, you will find information about our course offerings, how to become a history major or minor, as well information on our graduate program or certificate in Public History.

Browsing our faculty biographies, you will discover why our faculty is one of the most honored on campus for their scholarship, experience, and service. This website also provides information about our student organizations.

Watch videos of presentations here: History Public Lectures, Cowden Memorial Speakers, and History Roundtable discussions(opens in new window)

Mandatory Advising for Spring 2022 Semester

Here's how Mandatory Advising works:

  • Check your student portal to determine your History advisor, if unable to locate your History advisor, please contact Alyssa Danielli in the History office at adanielli1@csuchico.edu.
  • Next, use the Google Sign-Up link below to sign up for an appointment during your advisor's office hours between September 27 and October 15.

Link for General History Majors: 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1oFMLkVq8nMlpczcccHkz-70IrJDMOnsJTco3Lk1SsRM/edit#gid=0 (Google Sheet)

Link for Pre-Credential Majors:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1D50X8tDOyUhLxk_i8RGAvuIe38_y06sJ-eqPCp-PqtU/edit#gid=0 (Google Sheet)

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