History majors gain a solid understanding of the
historical forces that have shaped today's global society. They
also develop valuable communications and writing skills that are
vital to the discipline — and to professional success in virtually
In their efforts, they are guided and mentored by St. John's
internationally recognized faculty of scholar-teachers.
Students develop a strong academic and professional edge by
joining any of St. John's more than 180 student
clubs, organizations and honor societies. Those of special
interest to History majors include the following:
- Phi Alpha Theta: History
- Omicron Delta Epsilon: Economics
- Alpha Zappa Delta: Sociology
- Sigma Tau Delta: English
The Skull and Circle Honor Society and the
Lambda Kappa Phi Honor Society annually select
students from St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who
combine scholarship, integrity and dedicated service to the St.
Every student at St. John's enjoys the outstanding academic
resources for which the University is known. All new students
receive their own wireless laptop computer with full access to
St. John’s award-winning network.
Facilities include high-tech classrooms, laboratories and our
1.7 million-volume University Library. Our new D’Angelo
Center is a five-story, 127,000-square-foot University and
Student Center with classrooms, lecture halls, a Starbucks Café and
a full-service food court.
Students take advantage of St. John’s location in dynamic
New York City. Our faculty and Career Center have strong ties to
employers and other professional and educational resources
throughout the New York area. Students make New York their
classroom through innovative courses like Discover New York.
Students also benefit from St. John's focus on an international
academic experience. The University offers extensive study abroad
courses during the academic year as well as the winter and summer
semesters. Students can live and learn at St. John's Rome,
Italy, campus and Paris,