The Department of History was established as early as 1886. Fr Maffei SJ, (the author of the History of the Diocese of Mangalore) and Fr Moore SJ have taught in the Department in the initial years. In 1970s and 80s, veteran teachers such as Prof. I. Rebello, Prof. VR Hebbar, Fr Lawrence Castelino SJ, Prof. Gilbert Sequiera have trained hundreds of students in the Department. The department organizes yearly workshops / Seminars on history and current related topics. It also conducts study tours to historical places for the students.
Under following Combinations the subject History is offered at under graduate level
Bachelor of Arts (B.A) – History, Economics, Political Science.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A) – History, Economics, English Major.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A) – History, Kannada Major, Political Science.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A) – History, Kannada Major, Communicative English.
B.A Semester I – India in the Early Historical Period (to A.D. 300)
B.A Semester II – India in the Ancient Period (A.D. 300-1300)
B.A Semester III – Medieval India (A.D. 1206 – 1707).
B.A Semester IV – Colonial India (A.D 1707-1885).
B.A Semester V – Freedom Movement In India & its legacy (A.D. 1885-1964),
Medieval Karnataka (A.D. 1336 – 1750) (opt),
History of the Far East and South East Asia (Since 1900) (opt).
B.A Semester VI – History of Europe (A.D 1845-1945),
History of Modern Karnataka (A.D. 1750 – 1956) (opt),
History of the West and Central Asia (since 1900) (opt).
Mr Charles Lobo, IAS, Post Master Governor, GOA.
Mr Praveen Nayak, KAS, Council Secretary, Mangalore City Corporation.
Mr Nanda Kishore, Asst. Prof of English, Kaup Govenment College.
Mr Sunil Kumar, Advocate, Law Chambers, Balmatta, Mangalore.
Mr Mayur Ullal, Former BJP Youth President and Entrepreneur.
Mr Alex M George, Freelance Writer, Founder Member of AAP Party.