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Undergraduate History Major

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Students majoring in history, a degree with an emphasis on academic rigor and leadership development, are provided ample freedom in the selection of upper level history courses as well as 30 credit hours of general electives among courses offered by other departments.                            


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Mayor Riley, HIST 371 (spring semesters), touring historic sites

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To get started, please read the brief Cadet course catalog sections below:

                  (includes descriptions of all standard courses)

**You should study both sections carefully and understand them well before meeting with an advisor or registering for courses. Note: HIST 395 is assessed a special lab supplies fee.

2021-2022 Course Offerings    2021-2020 Corps Catalog    

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For Additional resources, follow links: 

Image:  Dr. Felice Knight, a Charleston native who trained at The Ohio State University in African American History, joined The Citadel as an Asst. Professor in 2019. She has added a wealth of energy and expertise to our Department. 


Review the Case for a Degree in Arts & Sciences by clicking on each infographic:

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                                                                                          Image Above: South Carolina
Historical Society Museum


The importance of training in the humanities in a post-COVID world cannot be over emphasized: "As critical societal challenges of great consequence and complexity unfold, from the global pandemic and inequities in access to healthcare, to global warming and forced migration, to authoritarianism and the breakdown of democratic institutions, the arts and humanities have a critical role to play." Read More

 Of Humanities Disciplines, History Majors are #1 in earnings (click on image to enlarge)

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Paul B. Sturtevant (Data source: American Academy of Arts and Sciences Humanities Indicators, table III-4a). Full Article -- History is Not a Usless Major: Fighting Myths with Data


Click to Enlarge "What Can You Do With A History Degree?"

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