Students in the Bachelor of Arts degree program in History at St. Francis College will develop key writing, critical thinking, research, and interdisciplinary skills to pursue graduate school or a number of professions such as law, journalism, business, the arts, education, government, public administration, and archival and museum work.
The History program at SFC focuses on research, writing, and critical analysis, preparing students in the lifelong habits of a self-educating person. Students in the program will learn from – and collaborate with – dedicated faculty members and students who passionate about the past and its impact on a 21st century world.
Underlying the focused, outcomes-driven curriculum is SFC’s robust General Education Program, which is the cornerstone of SFC and affirms its mission to graduate educated, well-rounded individuals who enter the workforce and work to change and culturally diversify the world.
History as a minor at SFC is ideal for a range of majors, notably Criminal Justice, Communications, Business, Psychology, Sociology, and Economics.
St. Francis College students receive the enhanced Terrier 360 system of wrap-around support from day one to after graduation. Within the robust support, students gain in-depth insight and guidance to academic, internship, and career path options via the Center for Student Success, Center for Career Exploration, and Center for Learning and Leadership.
Numerous academic, cultural, and special interest clubs and organizations are available on campus to provide additional peer and professional networking and development.
Qualified students seeking an additional academic challenge can participate in the St. Francis Honors Program, where students participate in a series of small, intensive seminars, trips, and other activities that lead towards a senior thesis.
The College is also home to 15 national honor societies and its own Duns Scotus Honors Society which recognizes students for their academic and community achievements.
Graduates go on to achieve great things, including pursuing graduate degrees in history, political science or law, as well as building careers in education, advocacy and policy, business, law and more.
HISTORY B.A. | 123-129 CREDITS
In its attention to research, writing, and critical analysis, the history major prepares the student in the lifelong habits of a self-educating person. Successful completion of a senior thesis is a requirement for graduation.
The full curriculum can be found here.