Bachelor of Arts
The study of history provides students not only with a basis of knowledge about the past, it also builds in students a range of skills in research, critical thinking and writing. As part of a broad based liberal arts curriculum, it prepares students for a range of careers in teaching, business, politics, museums or archives. It also prepares students for graduate study in History or Law.
Students successfully completing the Bachelor’s degree in History will be able to:
History major students may also prepare for a career in teaching with an education concentration. Students in this track take courses in both History and Education and would be prepared for licensure as a teacher of History in the middle (5–8) or high schools (8–12). See Teacher Preparation/ Licensure application requirements.