History course offerings focus on global cultures, historically underrepresented groups in the United States, and the development of American Institutions. History courses help students develop and refine research, writing, and interpretive skills that are essential in navigating both society and their careers. This degree program is useful for students preparing for careers in education teaching, the law and legal field, journalism, government service, political science, museums and archives, consulting, and research.


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The history program offers a diverse transfer curriculum and is committed to equity-minded teaching in an atmosphere of academic excellence. History faculty create a vibrant intellectual campus culture and promote civic engagement through a variety of panels, presentations, and field trips.