History Major

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

Residential Program

History majors may choose between a B.A. or B.S. degree with specializations in Classical Studies (B.A.) or Historical Documentary Filmmaking (B.S.).

A special feature of the department is the ability to place students in internships and externships throughout the country. Many students have worked in history related positions locally as well as in government or lobbying groups in Washington, DC.

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Academic Information


  • Classical Studies (B.A.)
  • Historical Documentary Filmmaking (B.S.)


Sampling of program courses:

  • Regional Studies in Geography: GEOG 320
  • Historical Methodology: HIST 300
  • Survey of American History I: HIUS 221
  • Principles of Macroeconomics: ECNC 214

View Degree Completion Plans (DCP)

Career Opportunities

  • Archaeologist
  • Architectural Historian
  • Archival Management
  • Bibliographer
  • Data Processor for Investment Firms
  • Diplomat
  • Genealogist