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History: Majors & Programs

Bachelor of Arts in History

The department of history offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in history that provides graduates for entry level employment in areas such as government, public or community service, and business as well as post-graduate work in history and professional programs.

Master of Arts History

Internationally famous for the beauty of its parks, squares, and architecture, Savannah and its environs are full of opportunities for research in social, political, religious, military, agricultural, industrial, and maritime history.Graduate study in History prepares students for careers in museums, archives, education, non-profit organizations, government, or business. Several alumni have gone on to doctoral study.

Undergraduate Certificate in European Studies

An undergraduate certificate in European Union Studies will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the EU and its relationship with the US and other nations. A practicum experience pertaining to the EU must be performed either in the form of an overseas visit or internship. The EU Studies is the area to study if you are interested in a career in international relations, business, or education.

Graduate Certificate in Public History

Our graduate certificate offers professional development for those working in public history and introductory courses for those seeking to move into the field. On completion, you may apply course credit toward a master's degree.

Geography Minors

The discipline of geography is unique in that it transcends the traditional boundaries that often divide the social and natural sciences to provide a powerful way to better understand the interactions between humans and their environments. The geography minor will complement most majors and is intended to accommodate the interests and needs of students from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds.

History Minors

Add one of our history minors to any bachelor degree program.


Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Allison Scardino Belzer on Nov. 10

(November 1, 2017) – In "Women in Uniform One Hundred Years Later: Rethinking World War One in Italy," Belzer chronicles the monumental transition of Italian women from hidden members of society to public representatives of Italian patriotism. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin on Sept. 1

(August 16, 2017)–Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin, “What is the Cost to Nature to Sustain an Increasing Population?” Dr. Lin will explore the effects of agricultural intensification on U.S. farmland and how restructured government policies can minimize unintended environmental impacts. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Felicity Turner on March 24

(March 17, 2017) – Armstrong will host a free lecture by Dr. Felicity Turner, an assistant professor of history. In “The Madness of Mary Telfair,” Turner will examine how gendered assumptions informed late 19th-century medical and legal understandings of madness and insanity. This event is open to the public.

Read More Armstrong To Host Discussion with “Mercy Street” Actor William Mark McCullough and Dr. Felicity Turner on Feb. 23

(February 21, 2017) – In “Presenting the Civil War: Women, Medicine and Hollywood on ‘Mercy Street’,” the two will discuss PBS Civil War drama, “Mercy Street,” produced by Ridley Scott. This event is free and open to the public.

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