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The Department of History fulfills the mission of Iona College by offering a well-rounded course of studies that promotes both academic excellence and an appreciation of humanity's diverse history.

The department's courses cultivate an awareness of global history and an appreciation for the factors which have shaped our contemporary world. Through their study of history, students will gain wisdom and skills that foster their maturation as citizens, increase their esteem for intellectual inquiry and strengthen their ability for both personal and occupational advancement. The Department encourages its faculty members to foster their own professional growth as teachers and scholars by keeping abreast of developments in their field and by sharing their knowledge and experience with their colleagues and students in the Iona College community.

(Revised, January 2013)