The History program emphasizes key skills of the discipline of history: inquiry, interpretation and presentation. After demonstrating competence in basic history chronology, students engage in historical research and analysis while developing thinking and communication skills. Students then apply those skills during internships designed to meet their personal and professional goals. Global perspective and cultural history are important content emphases in the program.
What can I do with this major?
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- Dynamic course offerings such as Historical Perspectives. This course allows students to engage in in-depth research and modern discourse on a variety of historical topics.
- Exciting Internship opportunities. Internships provide students with practical, professional experience in the field of history, foster professional connections and build professional portfolios.
- Student centered research. Research projects are designed to allow students the opportunity to explore historical topics that reflect their personal and professional interests.
- Individual attention. Program faculty work closely with students to develop the skills, knowledge base and professional plan necessary to achieve career goals.