The major in history provides knowledge of past civilizations and cultures that enriches the study of the liberal arts, ensures an awareness of the role of Christianity in the ancient and modern world and develops the historian’s skills of research and writing.
History majors will accrue and demonstrate in their courses a basic knowledge of world, European and American history. They will demonstrate mastery of research and writing skills in a capstone project during their senior year, and present their research at the UST Research Symposium or other approved forums. Students with the Bachelor of Arts in history will be able to use their knowledge, research and writing skills in careers related to history, such as teaching, law, journalism, etc. The best students will be well prepared for graduate school and the pursuit of advanced degrees.
Future careers include: government service such as federal or state historian, archival and library positions, museums, corporate historians and researchers. Recent graduates have gone into these fields and others because of the skills and perspectives they gained from their instructors and fellow students in the pursuit of their degrees.
Popular Joint Majors
Catholic Studies, Philosophy, Political Science and Theology
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What can I do with this major?
Please contact the History Department for scholarship information.
Dr. Lisa Mundey, Chair
Prof. Thomas J. Crow
Dr. Lisa Mundey
Dr. Lee J. Williames