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.