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
Global Boston  Link to article
Besides doing original research (aka writing books), teaching classes, advising and mentoring students, doing all the administrative work that keeps the department and the uni...
May 24, 2019
#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
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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