Historical Studies

Historical Studies allows you to explore human history and the nature of human existence in a variety of ways, including:

  • type of history (social, political, religious)
  • national experiences or geographic areas (U.S. history, Latin American history)
  • period of time (ancient history, modern history)
  • theme (women in history)

You'll also develop valuable research and analytical skills as you create a program to meet your specific needs.

Popular Concentrations in Historical Studies

  • American history
  • Asian-American history
  • history of women in the U.S.
  • military history
  • modern social and economic history

What choose a degree in Historical Studies?

Students with a degree in Historical Studies are well prepared for graduate studies in history, teaching or other fields, and are employed in a number of areas, including:

  • teaching
  • historical preservation
  • restoration
  • research
  • archiving

Sample Degree Programs

The following sample degree programs illustrate what a degree program might look like. As a student, you will work with a mentor to design a degree plan that meets your educational goals.