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BA in History - General Concentration

Through historical inquiry, students will learn how to confront, contemplate, analyze, evaluate, and present their own assessments of the past. History majors at CSUSB don’t just read and write about history, but engage with the past in creative, practical, and innovative ways. In addition to community engagement, and through diverse course offerings that span different periods and places, students will not only gain a new understanding of their local and global communities, they will also be well prepared for a multitude of career opportunities, including, but not limited to, education, government, law, public history, business, and media. Applying new and dynamic methods of history, our students learn vital skills that can be applied in the marketplace. 

The Program Learning Outcomes are: 


PLO 1 – Demonstrate key historical literacy, including knowledge of key events and how change occurs over time in broad geographical and temporal areas

PLO 2 – Demonstrating research skills, including critical thinking and reading abilities, assessment and writing skills  

PLO 3 – Demonstrating communication skills, showing ability to organize and express their thoughts coherently

For more information on degree requirements please visit Bachelor of Arts in History Bulletin.