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B.A. History

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Bachelor of Arts in History

We offer five curricula in history and three in interdisciplinary studies, plus a minor in history and a minor in African Diaspora Studies.

A degree in History provides students with a critical intellectual framework to assess and understand human affairs. The degree is made up of 120 credit hours that include classes in History, Geography, Political Science among others.

What to Expect as a History Student

Expect to begin developing how to be a creative and flexible problem solver who can make sound judgments and communicate your ideas effectively. Your courses will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of how the major civilizations have shaped human behavior over time and space. You should have a working knowledge and an appreciation of the world's cultural diversity.

Degree at a glance

  • Average Class Size: 20
  • Classes are offered online, evenings, and afternoons.

Where will my degree take me??

The BA in History prepares students for a multitude of job opportunities, including : Archivist, Interpreter, Lawyer, Librarian, Museum Curator, Park Ranger, Policy Advisor, Politician, Researcher, Strategist, Teacher


The current curriculum for a Bachelor's of Arts in History can be found in the NSU Catalog.