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.

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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