B.A. in History

​B.A. in History​

The Bachelor of Arts degree in history combines 30 credit hours of core history classes and 9 hours of electives in history or religion. After completing major and core requirements, students will be able to research, write and defend a variety of historical theories and movements and will be prepared for graduate work and employment in a wide array of disciplines and industries. 

​Students should refer to the College Bulletin​ or the major status sheet for complete information regarding major requirements.

 

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Lucy Reeher '13 Internship Experience

​Read about Lucy Reeher's '13 internship experience at the Ramsey County Historical Society in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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History Major Leading to 7-12 Teaching Certification in Secondary Social Studies

Students studying history at Grove City College may also prepare for careers in teaching and education by majoring in history leading to 7-12 certification in secondary education social studies.

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After Graduation

Students graduating with a B.A. in history are well poised for careers in government service, politics, the military, publishing, journalism, communications, human resources, public relations, archives and museums, historical preservation and restoration, archaeology and more.

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History Major Leading to 7-12 Certification in Secondary Education

​Students majoring in history leading to 7-12 certification in secondary education  social studies take courses specific to the history major along with the required liberal arts and education core.​​

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Related Resources

History students at Grove City College are also encouraged to take advantage of a variety of extracurricular resources such as honorary societies, special trips and study abroad opportunities as a way to deepen their course study.

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Current Students

​Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of History and the campus have to offer.

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