Bachelor’s Degree in History

  • Overview

    History majors are well-rounded, well-informed students ready to pursue various graduate programs and careers in education, law, research, politics, non-profit service organizations, and communications.

    This unique, multi-disciplinary program focuses on history and culture. In addition to completing many history courses, students broaden and enhance their study of culture and history through interdisciplinary coursework.

    A Georgetown University study, which analyzed 137 college majors from universities nationwide, ranked “history” the 18th most popular major in the United States.

    WPU students working in the finch Collaboratory
    History majors pursue many careers, including lawyer, professor, museum director, and more.
  • Courses

    View the Academic Catalog to see courses in History.

    History B.A.: Sample 4-Year Plan

  • Faculty
    Katie Otis
    Program Director of History; Assistant Professor of History
  • Careers

    History majors have long been sought after for a number of careers, including: 

    • Professor
    • Teacher
    • Lawyer
    • Paralegal
    • Museum Director
    • Park Ranger
    • Digital Archivist
    • Book Editor
    • Journalist
    • Grant Writer
    • Congressional Aid
    • Public Policy Analyst
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