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As a graduate with a bachelor’s degree in history you will be equipped to think critically and analyze the major global and local historical milestones and events that have shaped today’s world. You will also be prepared for graduate-level education or a career in teaching, research, archiving, museum opportunities and business.


Two students in history class

  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Double-major in History
  • Co-major with Teacher Education majors

Minors and Concentrations

  • Minor in History
  • Concentration in History


  • Instructional Certificate – Elementary Endorsement (K-6) Social Studies Co-Major
  • Instructional Certificate – Elementary Education Endorsement K-6) and Specialization Endorsement (5-8 Social Studies) Co-Major
  • Instructional Certificate – Teacher of Social Studies (K-12)

Other Options:

  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) Major with a history focus
  • International Education and Foreign Language Concentration

Points of Interest

Online and Hybrid Courses

Enjoy the flexibility of taking some of your required courses online or partially online.

Participation in Harvard National Model UN

Immerse yourself in the history, culture and political beliefs of another country as you work collaboratively and debate others during this four-day event in Boston.

Presentation of Senior Research in Capstone Course

Using the skills you have developed as a history major, you will carry out an original research project supervised by a professor over the course of a full semester.

Distinguished Faculty

Pursue your studies with accomplished scholars who have been published in a number of professional journals and nationally recognized for their work in syllabus development and faculty excellence.

Required Courses

Career Opportunities

With a Bachelor of Arts in History you may pursue a wide range of careers, such as:

  • Archivist
  • Teacher (with a double-major in Education)
  • Law
  • Professor
  • Librarian
  • Researcher
  • Writer
  • Historical society professional
  • State and local government
  • Foreign service
  • Campaign manager
  • Governmental agencies
  • United Nations
  • Public office
  • Editor/proofreader in publishing
  • Museums
  • Screenwriter
  • Historical journals
  • Cartographer
  • Auction company assessor
  • Human resources

Contact Information

Richard Reyes, Ed.D.
Associate Dean of Social & Behavioral Sciences
School of Arts & Sciences
Kirby Hall 415
Email | 201.559.1147