B.A. in History
Option: American History
Option: General History
Option: Military History
The Bachelor of Arts in History is designed to assist students in achieving their primary professional and personal goals. 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. In addition to enhancing students’ employment opportunities, this degree will provide excellent preparation for graduate school and a career in higher education.
The Military History options 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.
“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.”
Dustin will be the first in school’s history to attend graduate school in England to study European Medieval History. Read his story