Learn how to meaningfully interpret the human experience. As you study events and decisions of the past, you’ll develop insights related to contemporary society. You’ll become an analytical thinker and writer, ready to take on work in a variety of fields.
The History Program offers two tracks, one for History majors, and the other for students pursuing majors in both History and Secondary Education. Track 1: History, requires a minimum completion of 42 credit hours. Track 2: History-Secondary Education requires a minimum of 42 hours. Do note, Track 2: History-Secondary Education requires the necessary Department of Education courses needed to earn a major in Secondary Education. Please refer to the Secondary Education section of this catalog for specific requirements.
Jobs in library, archival and curatorial work are projected to grow 3.4% by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $48,020. The average wage for museum workers in Missouri specifically is $42,430.
Some career paths like require specific training or an advanced degree. A Bachelor of Science in History will prepare you to work in a wide range of fields, including: