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:

  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the past
  • Comprehend and analyze different historical interpretations
  • Demonstrate a range of skills in research
  • Apply knowledge of the past and research skills to critical thinking and writing