Knowledge & Skills Gained
History and the Liberal Arts
As a History Major, you will develop knowledge and skills that will strengthen your future career goals. History courses will teach you useful, real-world skills and the importance of "making knowledge matter." (Read more about the significance of the liberal arts in Dean Boocker's message to the students in the College of Arts & Sciences).
Knowledge & Skills Gained as a History Major:
- Improve the craft of meaningful writing
- Strengthen critical thinking and problem solving abilities
- Develop communication and presentation skills
- Learn the dynamics of analysis and interpretation through research
- Engage in discussions about political, social, and economical connections between local, national, and global communities
- Acquire knowledge about the historical profession
- Understand the intersections of race, gender, class, economy, military, legal, religious, and urban studies
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