BA in History

General

Program Description

The B.A. in History program provides students with the skills to analyze and develop perspectives on the past, its cultures, ideas, and value systems. Possession of these skills allows students to better understand and appreciate the present state of affairs and future possibilities. History is a flexible major that allows students to choose among a variety of electives based on their interests.

Program Benefits

Analyzing historical change rather than memorizing facts, students engage in the study of the historical development of a broad spectrum of human societies. History faculty members produce award-winning research and have been recognized by the University for their teaching excellence.

Career Opportunities

The B.A. in History prepares you for careers in areas such as:

  • Education
  • Research
  • Law
  • Business
  • Public affairs

Minors

  • History
Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

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