- What You’ll Learn
- Special Opportunities
- Career Paths
As a history and government major, you will gain a broad understanding of the complex historical, social, economic and political forces within society. In addition to building strong critical thinking skills, you will also:
- Identify key factors that connect and differentiate significant historical periods.
- Analyze political and cultural activities, behavior and trends throughout history.
- Study ancient African and European civilizations and their impact on the world.
- Compare thinkers, philosophers and leaders who have made significant contributions to political thought.
Examine the inner workings of government and major policy areas, including civil rights, budgets and spending, crime and punishment, and economic growth.