Department of History majors learn to think broadly, and they develop skills in critical analysis, research, and oral, written and digital communication. They grow as informed citizens. And they find the joy of making new discoveries and conquering great challenges. Majors may specialize in one area of history or may study a broad range of times, places and approaches to events in the past.

Uncommon Pursuits.

Knowledge and experience gained in History coursework enables graduates to excel in a wide variety of fields, such as education, law, government, international development, business, journalism, medicine, social work and much more.

Alumni work at:

  • Michigan House of Representatives
  • Michigan Information and Research Service
  • Orange County Regional History Center
  • U.S. AmeriCorps VISTA
  • U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency
  • U.S. State Department
  • Quicken Loans

Alumni work as:

  • Campaign Managers
  • Legislative Assistants
  • Mortgage Bankers
  • Museum Services Associates
  • Research Analysts

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