B.A. in History
The Bachelor of Arts in History at Rogers State University offers the following pathways:
American History Option:
The American History option is designed to assist students in achieving their primary professional and personal goals. In addition to enhancing students’ employment opportunities, this degree will provide excellent preparation for graduate school and a career in higher education.
General History Option:
With the General History option, students will graduate with competitive skills and knowledge to obtain meaningful employment and facilitate reasonable career advancement in primary or higher education, or public or private business.
Military History Option:
The Military History option equips students for careers in the armed forces, the academic field of military history, law, public administration, education, journalism, security, intelligence and government. The degree program is excellent preparation for advanced graduate study. The core curriculum covers military history; leadership; technology; research methods in history and the social sciences; war and society; and the connections between war, ethics, and religion.
Specific skills students will develop include analysis, critical thinking, writing, problem solving, organizing and presenting information, and basic research competencies. Electives provide in-depth study of military conflicts, international relations, and US foreign policy.
Dustin Cagle, B.A. History
“A degree in history is about the pursuit of knowledge that is far broader than merely history. This is a degree that teaches proper research techniques, source analysis, argumentation, and effective persuasion.”