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Bachelor of Arts
Students learn about different parts of U.S. and World history. Students conduct research, learn to communicate publicly, and discuss many aspects of history.
History Class - Lawrence Coates
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Through this degree, you can work directly with historical material and artifacts in museums, libraries, and buildings. Through working with these artifacts and materials, you get to participate in preserving the past and educating others about a range of different historical events.

Students with a history degree also have the unique choice of working in other industries, such as in international relations, as public officers, or even as lawyers.

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Graduates with a degree in History have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.
Appraise, edit, and direct the safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials.
News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists
Narrate or write news stories, reviews, or commentary for print, broadcast, or other communications media such as newspapers, magazines, radio, or television. May collect and analyze information through interview, investigation, or observation.

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