What Is The History Degree?
The Bachelor of Arts in History is housed within the College of Arts & Humanities. In addition to history-specific coursework, this program requires interdisciplinary studies in the areas of Economics, Political Science, Geography, Communication, and Behavioral Sciences. This program is designated as a recommended option for those Pre-Law students intending to apply for law school after completion of their undergraduate degree.
What Will I Learn In This Program?
- Historical reasoning and knowledge of the past, including development of human society and culture.
- Demonstrated ability to gather, analyze, evaluate and integrate relevant facts by stating, defending, and testing a thesis or hypothesis.
- Understanding core concepts in Government and Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, and Geography.
What Resources Are Available To Me?
- National Social Science Association
- National Council for the Social Studies
- American Association for State and Local History
- American Historical Association
Additional resources specifically for Tech students:
Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?
Positions within the History field vary from research and archiving to civic engagement. Students can think out of the box with this major as well through careers in politics, law enforcement, and community development programming.
Where Can I Get More Information About The History Degree?
For more information about the History degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Arts & Humanities catalog.