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Undergraduate

The size and diversity of its faculty allows the Department of History to offer to its majors a wide range of classes together with opportunities to specialize in a variety of areas. There is a strong emphasis on reading, writing, and research skills. The Department of History at Texas A&M University provides undergraduates with a baccalaureate program leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree.

The study of History requires the acquisition of a unique skill-set which will equip students for a very wide variety of careers. Poised between the humanities and the social sciences, the study of history demands the capacity to think clearly and incisively, the willingness to evaluate evidence objectively and impartially – and marshal that evidence in support of particular arguments, and the ability to write fluently, attractively and persuasively.

B.A. Program

WhyHist2The TAMU Department of History provides undergraduates with a baccalaureate program leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree. This section is designed to give you detailed information on the undergraduate program requirement, coursework, declaring a major and minor, double major and double degree options, and honors program in history.