Get your B.A. in History

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About the Major

Are you fascinated with the past? As a history major, you can explore the human experience in all its diversity, from the intimacies of family life to the formation of nations to the histories of transcontinental pandemics.

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Study the past as it is recorded and remembered

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Conduct historical research

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Recognize and evaluate competing historic interpretations


As a history major, you'll learn to write clearly, analyze documents, and think analytically – all highly marketable skills.

  • Project Manager
  • Teacher
  • Archivist
  • Museum curator
  • Lawyer
  • Journalists


Sample courses include:

  • HIST 150C2: Modern Latin America
  • HIST 207: Games and Play in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
  • HIST 253: History of Women in the United States: Colonial America to 1890
  • HIST 270: Modern East Asia
  • HIST 349: History of Crime in America 1607 – Present

Ready to learn more?

Get in touch with an SBS advisor:

Allison Ewing-Cooper

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