History

Overview

Students choose History for many different reasons. Some have a passion for learning and creating. Others enjoy gathering evidence, forming original arguments, and engaging in spirited debate. All are curious about the world around them and want to understand how it came to be.

Whatever your motivation, our courses and programs give you the flexibility to pursue your intellectual interests while preparing you to succeed in your future.

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Degrees

  • History - BA, MA
  • History (Pre-Law Option) - BA
  • History with Secondary Social Studies Teacher Certification - BA

What Will I Learn?

As a History student you’ll learn how to:

  • develop a business plan
  • draft a report for your supervisor
  • weigh the merits of multiple, competing proposals
  • deliver a presentation in public
  • defend a controversial position
  • and distinguish truth from “truthiness”

Example Courses

  • American Borders and Borderlands
  • Geography of Africa
  • History of Hip Hop
  • History of Video Games
  • Native Americans, Science and Technology

All Major Courses

Career Opportunities

  • Lawyer
  • Project Manager
  • Archivist
  • Entrepreneur
  • K-12 Teacher
  • Editor
  • Small Business Owner


OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE *

$35,966

1st year

$50,891

5th year

$54,731

10th year

* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT (2017)

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Contact Department

Website:
History

Phone:
817-272-2861

Address:
202 University Hall