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UHD-east-cropped.jpg The Bachelor of Arts in History at University of Houston-Downtown develops skills in writing, research, problem-solving and cultural sensitivity which prepare them for post-graduate study as well as profess​ional success.

B.A. in History Online Degree

The B.A. in History at UHD is a Major Opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the political, social, and commercial history of the United States and the world. Your coursework will be comprised of 120 credit hours and consist of such courses as:

  • Ethnic Minorities in American History
  • History of Mexico
  • The Vietnam War
  • 20th Century Russia​​
  • Middle Eastern History
  • Latin Americ​an History
  • Historical Methods
  • History of Religion in the United States

Degree Information

The following four year degree plan is based on the UHD 2016-2017 academic catalog. Students should meet with a UHD Academic Advisor to develop their own plan.

Secondary Education Concentration


Careers

The study of history teaches a student critical thinking, detailed analysis, and effective communication. As a result, a bachelor’s degree in history from UHD could lead to careers ​​in:

  • Federal intelligence agencies
  • Museums, parks, and historic sites
  • Political campaigns and advocacy groups
  • Research institutions
  • Libraries
  • National and local news networks
  • Schools and universities​

​​Suggested Minors

  • Gender Studies - 18 Hours Minimum
  • Ethnic Studies - 18 Hours Minimum
  • Religious Studies - 18 Hours Minimum
  • Professional Writing - 18 Hours Minimum

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