Department of History and Philosophy

The Department of History and Philosophy offers a history major for the Bachelor of Arts degree. It also offers minors in both history and philosophy which are open to all students.

UVA-Wise graduates with history or philosophy degrees have pursued successful careers in law, journalism, teaching, museums, archives, historic sites, government service, and business.

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Department Chair

Thomas M. Costa 
Professor of History

Zehmer Hall 219
(276) 376-4573

Department Secretary

Rhonda Bentley
Zehmer Hall 135
(276) 376-4586