Explore the lessons of history to excel in many fields.
In today's world, knowledge of history and its lessons can have an impact on all areas of life - business, law, education and much more. At California University of Pennsylvania, choosing the B.A. in History program will help you develop deep historical knowledge as well as strong critical thinking skills to prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities.
Studying history will develop your abilities to read critically, think analytically, communicate ideas effectively and examine human problems in light of ethical values. You will work closely with your history professors to learn about traditional and contemporary theories, philosophies and ideologies. You'll explore the functions and roles of major governmental, quasi-governmental and non-governmental institutions in different political systems, cultures and societies throughout the ages.
Gain a career advantage with Cal U's top undergraduate program in history.
A history degree prepares you for broad-based employment opportunities, including jobs in government, higher education, insurance, law,research, media and communications. Seven U.S. presidents have held history degrees. Other positions for history majors: corporate CEO, senator, member of Congress, archives and museum worker, foreign intelligence analyst, foreign trade specialist, federal or state agency historian, journalist, law enforcement officer, communications specialist, public relations director and radio/television/film researcher.