History > Career Opportunities
History and the Social Sciences are general degrees emphasizing transferable skills as well as specific curriculum content. The student with a major or minor in History or the Social Sciences is prepared for a broad array of career options as well as having the transitioning skills necessary for success in our rapidly changing 21st century world.
Typical careers chosen by History and Social Science graduates include:
- Civil Service (including National Park Service)
- Foreign Service
- Political Leader
- Public Historian (museums, historical theme parks, local history projects)