History, B.A.

Candidates for the bachelor of arts in history value the investigation of the human experience. They come to the study history because they possess a great enthusiasm for research into the origins, nature, and effects of historical change. They seek to understand particular events and to know how and why things happened. This course of study prepares them to enter a variety of fields and industries that value critical thinking, the ability to conduct research, and an ease of communication. Upon the completion of the degree, some of our graduates pursue master’s level or doctoral work in the field or in allied studies while others find employment in administrative positions, social service work, business operations, national and international sales, local, state, & federal government, or non-profit endeavors. Our small faculty to student ratio allows students to conduct research with their professors, to experience internships in the field, and for the highly motivated to pursue departmental honors work.