What You Will Learn


What Is The Public History Degree?

The Bachelor of Arts in Public History is housed within the College of Arts & Humanities. In addition to history-specific coursework, this program requires interdisciplinary studies in the areas of Economics, Political Science, Geography, Communication, and Behavioral Sciences. Additionally, a range of courses focuses on historical preservation and management of museums or archived records. This program is designated as a recommended option for those Pre-Law students intending to apply for law school after completion of their undergraduate degree.

What Will I Learn In This Program?

Student Learning Objectives

What Courses Will I Take?

The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.

Course Descriptions can be viewed in the Undergraduate Catalog 

What Resources Are Available To Me?

Additional resources specifically for Tech students:

Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?

Positions within the Public History field vary from research and archiving to civic engagement. Students can think out of the box with this major as well through careers in politics, law enforcement, and community development programming.

Where Can I Get More Information About The Public History Degree?

For more information about the Public History degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Arts & Humanities catalog.