Topics of Study
In this program, you will focus on the general study and interpretation of the past, including gathering, recording, synthesizing and criticizing evidence and theories about past events. Specific cultures and areas of study include American and European society and culture, the history and philosophy of science and technology, Asian history, Canadian history, and the application of history to the recording of public events. You will also study historical research methods, historic preservation, public policy, and records administration.
- A certificate or associate's degree prepares individuals for support positions in business, publishing, and education.
- A bachelor's degree is required for positions in government, social service, historical preservation, social science, and research.
- A graduate degree is required for research, setting up exhibits in museums, college teaching, and as preparation for careers in journalism, law, public administration, and medicine.