History

Why a Major in History?

History is the study and research of major social, political, cultural, and economic events of the past, and provides a perspective on events that have shaped the contemporary world. The study of history teaches you to read, analyze, research, and write with precision, nuance, and clarity. Faculty research and teaching interests include American, European, and world history. A history degree can be implemented in careers in law, public service, teaching and the academic world. 

Sample Occupations

  • College Administrator
  • Educator
  • Editor
  • Lawyer
  • Genealogist
  • Legislator
  • Research Analyst
  • Historian
  • Policy Evaluator
  • Political Scientist

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