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
Pop-Up Peer Advising  Link to article
Add/drop ends next Wednesday! Should you take this course or that course? Is 3 upper-level history electives at one time too many? Is this professor a hard grader? How can you...
January 14, 2020
Lyndon Johnson and Escalation in Vietnam  Link to article
Prof. Jacobs’ class on the American War in Vietnam has long been one of those classes that you *have* to take before graduating from BC. Together with his courses on US ...
January 07, 2020
Letters from an American  Link to article
You may have heard of Prof. Richardson, who teaches the US History Survey every year as well as courses on the American West. Lucky for us (and for you), she will be offering ...
January 03, 2020

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