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Department of History

The Major

Bachelor of Arts in History

The History major is frequently chosen by students who wish to pursue careers in such fields as teaching, law, library and archival work and journalism, as well as in areas less directly related to the study of history, including fields in business and industry.

Licensure as Secondary School Teacher of Social Studies

Students desiring licensure as teachers of secondary social studies should consult with the department's teacher licensure advisor and the College of Education section of the catalog for specific requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program.  Read more about certification requirements