Baker history students are encouraged to travel to gain an understanding of historic periods and how people lived.
Students in the course Yucatan Adventure traveled to the Yucatan Peninsula to study major themes and developments in ancient Mexican history.
Christina discovers a sherd (piece of pottery) in Lincolnshire, UK, that dates to the mid-17th century.
Students arm themselves with medieval weapons and armor made from foam and cardboard for battle on campus near Mabee Hall.
Students help organize and participate in a demonstration event for their class on America in the 1960s.
Students work with trowels and spades to excavate a site in Lincolnshire, UK, unearthing evidence of a 13th century smithy.
History Student Experience
Baker History students have a multitude of opportunities for involvement in and out of the classroom. Small class sizes allow maximum interaction with classmates and professors. History students also participate in activities beyond the classroom.
Baker University Lifeless Language Association
BVLLA is an organization for students devoted to understanding and enjoying the civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean. More Info
Pi Gamma Mu
An honor society for those who have excelled in the social sciences, Pi Gamma Mu inducts a select group of students each spring. In the past, high-achieving Baker students have been awarded scholarships to graduate programs.
Many students of history go on to pursue advanced degrees in law. As students from all academic fields go on to law school, Baker's pre-law program provides students with guidance, preparation and activities that will prepare you for the LSAT, help you through the application process and give you the tools to succeed once you get to law school.