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History, Political Science & Geography

As a History major, you will delve into the story of humanity which gives context to all human endeavors. The study of history allows students to acquire a greater understanding of world cultures and human interaction while strengthening their critical thinking, communication skills and global awareness.

Political Science offers you an in-depth examination of current events and trends. PoliSci classes give you the knowledge and skills to be productive global citizens. Lourdes history majors take advantage of a wide variety of options:

  • Choosing from a wide range of courses taught by expert faculty
  • Completing an internship at local, government and private organizations
  • Participating in Phi Alpha Theta student organization and attending the regional conference

History graduates often pursue a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy in history. Career avenues open to them include law, international relations, government services, writing, research, and working for local and state government agencies, private corporations or universities.

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Careers in History

Congratulations, you've earned your B.A. of History degree! Now you're wondering, "What am I going to do with this degree?" You've learned to think critically based on a set body of facts, to express yourself more clearly both orally and in writing, and read with a critical eye. With an abundance of never-ending changes due to exposure of the entire globe, the world really is at your hands.

For more information, check out historians.org

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