History

Format
Level of Study
Degree Type
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
at a Glance

The focus of the B.A. in history program is historical information and interpretation. Students examine sources both old and new, including text, art, music, images and film while seeking to understand the human experience and appreciate the “how” and “why” of those who came before.

What can you do with a degree in history?

History graduates often choose education as a vocation. The history program also paves the way for graduate work in college teaching, archival studies and law school.

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Why Study History at Point?

Program & Course Information

The B.A. in history requires a senior thesis and provides opportunities for internships catered to students’ individual interests. The senior thesis is an original piece of historical research required during the student’s final year of study.

The B.A. in history requires a senior thesis and provides opportunities for internships catered to students’ individual interests. The senior thesis is an original piece of historical research required during the student’s final year of study.

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Practical Internships

Go Beyond the Classroom

Students can select study abroad or internships in the field of history. Students have served as interns at the Little White House, the National Civil War Naval Museum, and the Biblical History Center. Study abroad opportunities occur alternate spring semesters and primarily include travel to Europe.

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Career Opportunities

Make a Difference

Point’s degree in history will equip students with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries such as:

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Education
  • Communications
  • Journalism
  • Business

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