The mission of the History Department is to teach history and historical methods that equip students to think critically and independently so they can engage constructively as leaders and scholars in a diverse society and rapidly changing world. We welcome you to our department and look forward to working with you in the History major or History minor. We are excited to be part of your collegiate journey at CSUSM and look forward to sharing what we love about our field and work with you to achieve your academic goals. Please explore our site and contact us if you have any questions at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that History belongs to the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences(CHABSS), and so as a History student you will find that the CHABSS Dean’s Office has many student services that may be useful for you. The Dean’s Office would like to share with you the following two articles: Faculty Being Your Best Resource and Making & Staying on the Dean’s List These may help you in your academic journey.