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History Program Details and Information 

Classes available Online and/or On Campus

Become a History Buff at WTAMU

Department Purpose

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.


2014-2015 History (B.A.)
2014-2015 History (B.S.)

2013-2014 History (B.A.)
2013-2014 History (B.S.)
2013-2014 History (Grades 7-12) Certification (B.A.)
2013-2014 History (Grades 7-12) Certification (B.S.)
2012-2013 History (B.A.) Curriculum Guide
2012-2013 History (B.S.)Curriculum Guide
2012-2013 History (Grades 8-12) Certification (B.A.)
2012-2013 History (Grades 8-12) Certification (B.S.)

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  • 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


Graduates are awarded a B.S./B.A. in major.

WTAMU offers a Master's in major.

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
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Careers for History Majors


  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.


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