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B.A. in History

About the Program

The B.A. in History curriculum is designed to provide an understanding of the complex forces that have shaped the modern world. Course offerings in history provide students with a strong background in U.S. and European history, as well as in the history of Western Civilization. You can also choose from electives in African, Asian, Latin American, and Middle Eastern history.

Core Courses

  • Introduction to Public History
  • Research Seminar in History
  • Introduction to Geography
  • Cultural Anthropology

Student Outcomes

Gain critical thinking, research, analytical, and communication skills that will help you succeed whether you plan to pursue an advanced degree or enter the workforce. History majors are prepared for careers in business, law, politics, public service, journalism, teaching, and more.

Undergraduate Research & Internships

History majors complete internships and field experiences with historical associations, museums, heritage and educational centers, and national parks.

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Maureen Dorment

Senior Lecturer;
Department Advising Coordinator;
Scholarly interests: Intellectual History

History and Anthropology

Howard Hall