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About the Program

History majors are well prepared to work in law, politics, government work, sociology and many other careers. Studying past events helps inform our present. It also teaches you to think critically, analyze complex information and write clearly. 

Career Opportunities

A major in history is an excellent preparation if you wish to enter the legal profession, politics, government service, sociology, travel careers, international trade, library science, elementary and secondary teaching.

Today's students require a global comprehension for careers and professions, as well as a fundamental understanding and appreciation of the multi-cultural aspects of the modern world that was shaped by the past. Enhancement with anthropology, geography, and political science courses is strongly urged.

What can you do with a degree in history?

  • Analyst
  • Archivist
  • Campaign worker
  • Consultant
  • Foreign service officer
  • Intelligence agent
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer

Degree & Program Types

Check out this list for a quick view of our history programs. For program requirements and full course listings, view degrees and certificates information.

Associate in Arts Degree

Associate Degree for Transfer



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Division Office Contacts

Natasha Mancuso, Interim Division Dean
If you have questions for the division dean, please contact the Student & Faculty Support Center.
Business & Social Sciences Division