History Degree Program
This program seeks to provide a sound undergraduate education for students who may desire employment in a wide variety of fields in history, public history, global studies, geography, and the public schools; or who wish to pursue graduate studies in history, government, international relations, global studies, law, or journalism. The program further develops skills and techniques in research, writing, critical thinking and analysis; it also fosters attitudes of respect, appreciation, tolerance, and broad-mindedness toward Americans and their culture and toward people of ancient and modern civilizations. In addition, it introduces students to the history of politics, society, economy, and culture. In consultation with their advisor and recommendation of the Chairperson, students can minor in other academic areas.