Research historical artifacts at a museum or archive. Become a teacher or a college professor and instill in students a passion for interpreting the past. Continue on to law school. The knowledge, perspectives and valuable skills you will acquire as a history major at BVU are valued by graduate schools, professional schools and employers from across all fields.
Through your studies, you will work closely with published professors whose expertise will help you develop a broad understanding of history and create meaningful interpretations of the past that are relevant to life today. In addition to delving into a wide array of historical topics, you’ll have the chance to specialize your studies based on your academic interests and career goals. BVU’s history program will enhance your ability to address complex questions, communicate effectively, and think critically and creatively. A history degree will not only prepare you for continued study or for a career that is as varied as your imagination, but also to live a more meaningful life in the modern world.
I love history. I love teaching and researching history. And I love that BVU champions the liberal arts and encourages our students to embrace the life of the mind.
In recent years, history graduates have landed positions in dozens of organizations and gone on to seek master's or law school degrees at world-class institutions. Learn more...