Study the Past

Mission Statement
It is the mission of the History Program to provide students with a broad based education focused on the concepts of the academic discipline in a learning centered environment. The History Program is committed to preparing students for successful transfer to four-year colleges while promoting the skills of critical thinking, analysis, and writing for civic engagement and community development.

History is the study of the past -- the written record and oral traditions passed down from generation to generation. History produces a continuous narrative and analysis of past events of importance to the human race.

View the History Program Presentation to learn more!

Now complementing the written word in the historical record is new technology like:

  • Photography
  • Sound recording
  • Motion pictures

What can you do with an undergraduate degree in history?
Many, many things! With your degree in history, you can be an:

  • Educator
  • Researcher
  • Communicator or editor
  • Information manager
  • Advocate
  • Or even a businessperson
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