I always looked forward to this class. She taught me to think for myself, how to ask the questions and find the answers. She empowers her students.
Becoming a history major is an excellent choice for students considering careers in law, education, business, and a wide variety of other fields. The qualities associated with being a history major-- excellent communication skills, the ability to manage complex projects, and exceptional research -- are in high demand by employers. For more information on careers currently being pursued by Auburn history majors, visit the page What Can You Do With A History Degree?
The History Major requires the following:
1. 33 hours HIST courses (11 classes)
Six HIST courses (24hrs) on any time period or geographic region
One HIST course on Africa, Asia, Latin American, or the Middle East (3hrs)
HIST 3800 Historian’s Craft (3hrs). You must complete Historian's Craft with a C or better before taking 5000-level courses and Senior Thesis.
HIST 4950 Senior Thesis (3hrs)
2. 41 hours University Core courses
3. 10 hours CLA Core course
Including 8hrs of Foreign Language
4. 18 hours Supporting Courses
Any course in Liberal Arts
5. 18 hours Free Electives
Any course at Auburn University
For more information
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Last Updated: May 22, 2019