Academic and Career Options for History Majors Video

Academic and Career Options for History Majors Video Transcript

This video allows students who are thinking of becoming History majors an in-depth look at career prospects.

Academic and Career Options for History Majors Video Overview

  1. What to Do with a History Major
    • Although the correlation between college major and career may not be as obvious for a History major as an accounting major, don't worry. There are many excellent job prospects for History and other liberal arts majors.
    • As a History major, you will learn critical thinking skills, excellent writing skills and public speaking skills that translate well into the world of work if you decide to go to look for a job directly after receiving your undergraduate degree.
    • You may want to do graduate work in History to become a professor or teacher.
    • History majors also make up a large percentage of law school students.
  2. Resource for History Majors
    • Rugg's Recommendations on the Colleges lists the top schools for attending as a History major as well as any other major discipline.
    • Then narrow down your choice of a college to attend as a History major by your personal preferences about what you want in a college experience.

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