Northern's Department of History, Geography, Political Science and Sociology illuminates the past and present of American society and the world.
History and geography courses will prepare you for a variety of careers: secondary school teaching, business, law, journalism, publishing, government, library science and museum work.
With a major in history or a minor in history or geography, you'll graduate from Northern with outstanding communication and research skills - prepared to think independently and critically about the world.
Message from the Chair
If you're passionate about understanding government and society, NSU offers degree programs in political science and sociology. Both programs prepare you for careers in teaching, government service, law and business.
Both programs also offer internship opportunities. As a sociology student, you may intern with police, court services or nursing homes; political science students may intern with national, state and local government agencies.