The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.


The American Historical Association, the nation’s premiere professional organization of historians, sponsored the making of this video, which will tell you a bit about AUM’s history program.

Top Five Reasons to Major in History

For more information please contact: 

Dr. Ben H. Severance, Room LA 356, (334) 244-3761,
Ms. Kia Holloway, Room LA 348, (334) 244-3221,

History Advising Sheet
History Minor Program of Study
Medieval Studies Minor
Religious Studies Minor
Certificate in Museum Studies 

Internships Available

The AUM Department of History collaborates with the Alabama Department of Archives and History to provide internships for history majors.
Check out this sample list of descriptions for the kinds of jobs available.

Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Alpha Theta is a professional society for history faculty and students that promotes the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians.

Possible History Careers

Scholarships and Awards

AUM Historical Review

Read Current and Previous Issues Online

The AUM Historical Review is a student-edited journal sponsored by the Department of History at Auburn University at Montgomery. Submissions may include papers on world history, U.S. history, or Alabama history; movie and documentary reviews; book reviews; articles on historic sites; interviews and oral histories; and more. The journal publishes the work of AUM students, regardless of major or classification.

 AUM Historical Review copies are available in the History office in Liberal Arts 348. 

To submit a work for consideration, or to learn more, please contact or Faculty Advisor, Dr. Steve Gish at