Chris at the North West Fur Trading Company historic site

What’s New in 2014-2015? Curriculum and Courses

This year's crop of History majors and minors at Bethel will be the first to experience a curriculum that's been significantly revised. While our programs remain small (about 36 credits for the major, half that for the minor) and flexible (mostly giving students choices within categories), it's been updated in several important ways: Probably the most notable change is that … Continue reading What’s New in 2014-2015? Curriculum and Courses

What Can You Do with a History Major?

Since the first days of this blog, we've been featuring interviews with Bethel History alumni who have taken a wide variety of career paths. Just recently we added interviews with a college admissions counselor, a corporate vice president, and the coordinator of publications for a Christian organization. If you've missed the series so far, here's … Continue reading What Can You Do with a History Major?

Our Mission and Objectives (part 3)

In the first post in this series, we looked at our department's revised mission statement, adopted last August. I closed that post by noting that we left the mission statement itself without explicit reference to Christianity, since it would be followed by two objectives that make our religious commitments eminently clear. Last time we looked … Continue reading Our Mission and Objectives (part 3)

Our Mission and Objectives (part 2)

In the first post in this series, we looked at our department's revised mission statement, adopted last August. I closed that post by noting that we left the mission statement itself without explicit reference to Christianity, since it would be followed by two objectives that make our religious commitments eminently clear. Today we'll look at … Continue reading Our Mission and Objectives (part 2)