History BA

Bachelor of Arts in History

Studying history will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the events and people that have shaped society. We will teach you how to think critically and historically, along with providing you with a solid foundation in historical thought. You will undergo rigorous training in research and writing, which proves valuable in any career path you choose. The Bachelor of Arts program is designed for those who desire entry-level employment or the foundation to pursue further study in graduate school. You can choose from concentrations in American, European or Non-Western history.

Industry Highlights

Salaries range from $34,000 to $84,000 for related professions, and the career outlook in the most popular positions range from normal to good.

- OneDayOneJob.com

Career Opportunities

  • Public or Private Education
  • Museums
  • Historic Sites
  • Writing and Editing
  • Archival or Curatorial Work
  • Think Tanks
  • Preservation Organizations

Armstrong Edge

Savannah, home to the nation's largest National Historic Landmark District, has many opportunities for current students because of its rich history. Living in Georgia's oldest city offers you an abundance of resources from acclaimed museums, research centers and historic sites.


Read More Armstrong to Host A Moveable Feast Faculty Lecture Featuring Dr. Lara Wessel and Dr. Nicholas Mangee on Oct. 27

Armstrong will host a free lecture by Political Science Professor Lara Wessel and Economics Professor Nicholas Mangee, who will grapple with the nuances of Hillary Clinton’s and Donald Trump’s political and economic policies. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong State University Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Ogeechee Technical College

(August 3, 2016) – Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with Ogeechee Technical College, located in Statesboro, Ga., on August 2, bridging the institution’s programs in Criminal Justice and Information Technology through a rigorous collection of major field courses.

Read More Armstrong English Professor Selected to Attend the Ernest J. Gaines Summer Scholar Institute

(June 28, 2016) – Dr. Carol Andrews, associate professor of English at Armstrong State University, was recently selected to attend the Ernest J. Gaines Center's 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, held at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette from May 30 through June 24, 2016.

Read More Armstrong Professor Teresa Winterhalter Invited to Attend Japan Diplomatic Seminar

(June 9, 2016) – Armstrong English professor and Liberal Arts Associate Dean Teresa Winterhalter has been selected to participate in a two-week Japan Diplomatic Seminar in July as part of a grant sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission.

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