History is a versatile area of study, one that explores the experience of humankind from era to era. Examining our past—from language and art to science and technology—gives us context to understand current events and how we might plan for the future.
The knowledge and research, writing and critical-thinking skills you gain while studying history are applicable to a wide range of careers, wider than you might imagine.
ACU’s Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in history is a liberal arts degree that prepares you to enter a variety of career fields and graduate studies, including government service, journalism, law, professorship, and museums, archives and libraries.
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in history with teacher certification is a collaborative degree with the Department of Teacher Education, combining rigorous study of history with extensive teacher preparation to equip your to be an exceptional teacher of high school history or social studies
|Credit hours||University Requirements: 56 credit hours
+ Major Requirements: 51 credit hours
+ Electives: 21 credit hours
= Total Required: 128 credit hours*
*Based on track selection
|Department||History and Global Studies
|School/College||College of Arts and Sciences
Students in the Department of History and Global Studies have many opportunities for growth outside the classroom, including: