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Bachelor of Arts in History - Columbus State University

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Bachelor of Arts in History

About the Program

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Everything has a history and that history deals with real people and events. Latin American, African American, Native American, Medieval, Military and International, Islamic, and United States history can be explored at Columbus State University’s RiverPark campus in uptown Columbus, Georgia.

A Bachelor of Arts degree in history is creative to the core. History is constantly engaging society by asking questions, critiquing itself, and evolving through contemporary debate. Courses in Urban Geography, Cultural Geography, and Geographic Information Systems will enhance your research abilities while exploring creativity, persuasion, and collaboration.

Professors will work closely to prepare you for the experience of presenting research at conferences including the annual meeting of the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers (SEDAAG). The national history honor society, Phi Alpha Theta, hosts conferences for undergraduate and graduate students at both the state and national levels. Another unique opportunity is The Dr. Gregory P. Domin Graduate Conference takes place each Fall semester at Columbus State. You can take advantage of the funding opportunities that CSU provides via Student Research and Creative Endeavor grants.

With organized trips to local and regional historical sites and numerous internship opportunities, you’ll develop real-world knowledge acquire the hands-on experience needed to prepare you for the future.

Career Opportunities

When you earn your Bachelor of Arts in History degree, you’ll be prepared for advanced study or a broad range of careers including:

  • Archivist
  • Documentary editor
  • Government historian
  • Lawyer
  • Librarian
  • Museum curator
  • Teacher / Professor / Lecturer

Degree Requirements

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Admissions Requirements

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Tuition and Fees

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Financial Aid

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