Why Major in History?

Studying history is important in order to fully understand the complexities of this modern globalized world. Students develop critical thinking skills, learn to write persuasively, and increase their cultural awareness. All of these skills are valued in any profession, so while students may decide to continue on to study history at a graduate level, our majors also enter other professional fields such as law, business, government and foreign service, journalism, and teaching.

History Department Blog
#BragBragBrag 2019 Wrap-Up  Link to article
With Commencement concluded, it’s another academic year done and dusted. But before we bid farewell to the illustrious Class of 2019, we have to take the opportunity to ...
May 21, 2019
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Senior Luncheon 2019  Link to article
On Monday, May 6 the History Department hosted another successful luncheon in honor of its seniors. Everyone enjoyed a lavish spread and a particularly scrumptious cake (who k...
May 07, 2019
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Senior Thesis Poster Session  Link to article
The History Department was extremely ably represented by three of our best students at the 6th annual thesis poster session today. Thesis writers from across MCAS are nominate...
April 26, 2019
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