History Degree and Courses
Major in History at Mission
Studying History allows you to develop a better understanding of the world. Gain transferable skills in critical thinking, research, and writing. If you are intrigued by the past, and you want to learn how it might shape the future, consider earning a History degree.
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History falls under the umbrella of the Humanities. You might also consider these related disciplines.
History Degree Jobs
- Problem solving ability
- Sophisticated research skills
- Analytical skills
- Effective communication skills
- Consideration of information from various perspectives
- Strong writing abilities
Select Careers for History Majors
While some of these positions require an advanced degree, others only require an undergraduate degree in Humanities (or in a related discipline.) In general, the more education you obtain, the more careers you will qualify for.
- Attorney or Paralegal
- Librarian or Archivist
- Writer or Journalist
- Political Scientist
- Archeologist or Anthropologist
- High School History Teacher