History Class at Juniata College


Designated POEs


Individualized POEs

Students may design their own POEs by bringing together the secondary emphasis in History with courses from other programs. Recent examples include: History and English; International Politics and History; French and History, Studies in Museums and the Arts.

  • Fulfill at least the requirements for the secondary emphasis above.
  • A senior experience is required, but it may be outside the History department.
  • Work closely with your advisors to structure a cohesive program.


Distinction in the POE

Students may obtain distinction in the history POE by fulfilling the following requirements:

  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.4;
  • An approved, up-to-date POE in history or a history-related individualized POE;
  • A senior thesis which, in the opinion of the thesis advisor and members of the department, represents high-quality work;
  • A public presentation of the thesis at NCUR, the Juniata Liberal Arts Symposium, or another public venue.

Digital Humanities Certificate

Students may obtain a Digital Humanities Certificate for the completion of seven courses identified as digital humanities courses.

  • The certificate requires 21 credit hours.
  • Require students to take courses in at least three different disciplines within the humanities with a DH designation.
  • All students must complete a capstone project in the discipline of their in-depth study.
  • Digital Humanities Certificate Webpage