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Social Sciences: History


 

About the Major

Montreat College offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in American Studies, History, and History-Social Studies Education. The degrees offer students broad exposure to an understanding of the human past and of those events and forces leading up to the present and contributing to the future. Undergirding these studies is an integration of faith and philosophy with the cognitive knowledge of historical facts.

The major in History offers students broad exposure to an understanding of the human past and of those events and forces leading up to the present and contributing to the future. Undergirding these studies is an integration of faith and philosophy with the cognitive knowledge of historical facts.

Included in the major are a survey of world history and the history of the United States and a serious look at one or more non-Western cultures and their development.

 

Benefits and Outcomes

Some possible employers of a student with a degree in History include:
  • National political party headquarters
  • Public interest advocacy groups
  • Political campaigns
  • National Archives and Records
  • Library of Congress
  • National Park Service
  • Intelligence Services
  • Foreign Service
  • State archives and libraries
  • State museums, parks and historic sites
  • Municipal archives
  • Arts & humanities councils & commissions

A degree in History may lead to graduate studies in history, theology, law, political science, and administration. A graduate in History may also find employment in administrative and government services, in libraries, public history activities and interpretation, or the many areas in education.