William Prigge, Department Head
Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy, and Religion
West Hall Room 109
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The history curriculum is adaptable to personal interests and needs, allowing students to explore the past and make connections to the present. The Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science degree in history prepares students for careers in various professional occupations, law, journalism, teaching, business, public service, library sciences, international work, historical research, and provides a necessary background for graduate work or other specialized training.
Student Learning Outcomes
History graduates will be able to effectively communicate, research, analyze, interpret, and apply information in various professional contexts.
No more than 6 credits in HIST 491-591 - Independent Study (COM) and HIST 494 - Internship (COM) may be counted toward the major or minor. No grade below a “C” in history courses may be used to fulfill major and minor requirements.
Course Delivery Format
The program provides courses online and face to face on campus and at various off-campus attendance centers.