What Can I do with a Major in History?

Henderson State University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in History

Related Skills

  • Analyzing ideas and information
  • Decision making
  • Developing a world view
  • Examining evidence
  • Explaining ideas            
  • Explaining the present by referring to the past  
  • Interpreting events and ideas
  • Seeing relationships between factors  
  • Writing and presenting information       

Related Career Titles

  • Anthropologist
  • Archeologist    
  • Archivist 
  • Biographer  
  • Clergy
  • Community Relations Director          
  • Congressional Aide      
  • Consumer Advocate    
  • Counselor         
  • Criminologist  
  • Demographer  
  • Economist      
  • Edito
  • FBI / CIA Agent
  • Foreign News Correspondent
  • Foreign Service Officer 
  • Genealogist      
  • Government Official     
  • Historian          
  • Historic Preservationist
  • Historic Site Tour Guide
  • Historical Society Staff  
  • Indicter
  • Insurance Agent / Broker          
  • Intelligence Analyst       
  • International Relations 
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Lecturer
  • Legal Assistant / Paralegal
  • Librarian
  • Lobbyist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Media Consultant
  • Museum Curator
  • Museum Tech. & Specialist
  • Park Ranger
  • Peace Corps / Vista Worker
  • Political Scientist
  • Psychologist    
  • Public Relations Specialist        
  • Research Assistant        
  • Sociologist
  • Teacher, Social Studies 
  • Technical Writer            
  • Travel Agent     
  • Urban Administrator
  • Urban Planner
  • Writer / Author

Possible Employers

  • Administration & Legislation
  • Advertising       
  • Broadcasting
  • Bureau of the Census   
  • Business and Industry  
  • Campaigns
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Corrections & Court Systems
  • Department of State     
  • Education          
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Health and Human Services
  • Housing & Community Development
  • Legislators         
  • Library 
  • Media
  • Museums & Archives    
  • Paralegal Profession     
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Peace Corps / Vista
  • Police & Fire Protection
  • Political Parties
  • Public Interest Groups  
  • Research foundations  
  • Schools and Universities
  • Social & Welfare Services           
  • State and Local Governments
  • Transportation
  • Travel and Tour Services          

Professional Associations

Sociey for American Archaeology

American Association Association

American Association for State and Local History

American Society for Environmental History

Association for the Study of African American Life and History

Association of Ancient Historians

Medieval Academy of America

National Maritime Historical Society

Renaissance Society of America

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