The Department of History provides comprehensive and high quality post-secondary degree programs designed to produce graduates who are well prepared for future roles as leaders in their fields. This training begins with core courses that provide all WTAMU students with the foundations for future success in college and as citizens in a democratic society. All classes taught in this department hone students’ reading, writing, listening, and critical thinking skills and enhance their understanding of the complexity of human cultures and the ideas that shape them.

Become a History Buff at WTAMU



What You Will Learn

  • Advanced reading and writing skills
  • Advanced research and analytical skills
  • The ability to think critically and effectively communicate your thoughts
  • A new regional, national, and global perspective



Career Considerations

A degree in history prepares you for a variety of careers in law.  Here are a few to consider:

  • Teaching in public or private schools
  • Law
  • Museums
  • Government agencies
  • Staff Attorney
  • Assistant Attorney
  • Associate, Counsel, Assistant District Attorney
  • Department Attorney
  • Resident Counsel

Also, this program is related to other fields you might think about:

  • Archeology
  • Anthropology
  • Archives
  • Curating