Bachelor's Degree in History
It’s been said that those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. Get the knowledge and experience you need to make a difference in the world with UC’s program in history and political science. Your education will take you on a journey through time examining the great cultures of the ancient world and on into our modern age.
The curriculum for this degree gives the flexibility to pursue a second major by taking electives in another field of your choice. For example, a double major in history and business administration will prepare you for a career in business and industry. Other interesting combinations might include history and art, history and English, or history and human services. The experienced, caring faculty in the Department of History and Political Science will help you choose the combination of study to best meet your personal goals.
What can I do with a History degree?
Employers highly value the reasoning, analytical and interpretive skills that you will develop as a history and political science major. Continue your studies in graduate school or dive into a career as:
- History, social studies or political science teacher (with secondary school certification)
- Postsecondary history teacher, history professor
- Researcher – museums, educational institutes, business entities or historical organizations
- Policy advisor for corporations, government or not-for-profit organizations
- Education officer
- Post-graduate study in law
- Scholarly publishing, documentary editor
Whatever career choice you make, make sure you’re equipped to pursue it with this degree program in history and political science. Fill out the form on this page.
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