Why Study History at PNW?
The Purdue University Northwest Bachelor of Arts degree in History meets the guidelines and core competencies of the American Historical Association. Earning a Bachelor’s degree in History will open many opportunities. Graduates with degrees in History will be well suited to pursue careers as researchers, curators, archivists, entrepreneurs, business managers and in government service. The degree also prepares students well for graduate school, MBA programs and law school. Students earning a degree in History will gain essential critical thinking skills, expertise in writing and communication, research capabilities and analytical skills that potential employers find essential in the workplace.
A special feature of the program is its Research Seminar, which will provide students with the opportunity to delve into and investigate local historical societies or other archives. Upon completion of their investigations, students will have an opportunity to present their work.
PNW history students may apply for membership in the Phi Alpha Theta national history honor society, which provides students with an opportunity for recognition of excellence, and allow them to participate in regional and national research conferences and be eligible for various scholarships, awards and recognition.
Purdue University Northwest offers a variety of scholarships to recognize student achievement and provide financial assistance to help with the cost of an education.More about Scholarship Opportunities
- History Teacher
- Writer or Editor
- Museum Curator
- Library Archivist
- Policy or Corporate Researcher
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