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The History Major: Know the Past, Shape the Future

Hebert Students

The History Major positions you for success in nearly any field of endeavor: business, law, education, public affairs, medicine, journalism, social innovation, and more.

Achieve your goals through engaged coursework, independent research, internships, and mentorship.

We teach complex analytical skills and effective communication to prepare you for new challenges at every stage of your life. Your career will never be just about today’s skills. We teach you how to adapt to the demands of the future.

Be Ready for the Future

Our emphasis on complex analytical skills and effective communication prepares you for new challenges at every stage of your life. Your career will never be just about today’s skills. We teach you how to adapt to the demands of the future.

Basic Requirements

  • Ten total courses (30 credits)
  • Three seminars, including:
    • 3000-level methods seminar
    • 6000-level advanced seminar
  • One pre-1800 & one post-1800 course
  • Courses in four global regions