Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts

History

Historians broaden our understanding of the world by objectively viewing civilizations and our own national and state heritage. Students explore events that shaped the world and examine important historical questions. This path typically leads to a transfer to a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year institution.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • History Teachers, Postsecondary

    Teach courses in human history and historiography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

    Hourly Wage: $26.16

    Currently Employed: 13126

    Projections:

    13126 people are employed as History Teachers, Postsecondary. This number is expected to increase by 7.56% over the next four years.

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  • Archivists

    Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials.

    Hourly Wage: $25.94

    Currently Employed: 45

    Projections:

    45 people are employed as Archivists. This number is expected to increase by 6.67% over the next four years.

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  • Curators

    Administer collections, such as artwork, collectibles, historic items, or scientific specimens of museums or other institutions. May conduct instructional, research, or public service activities of institution.

    Hourly Wage: $23.7

    Currently Employed: 31

    Projections:

    31 people are employed as Curators. This number is expected to increase by 9.68% over the next four years.

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  • Historians

    Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.

    Hourly Wage: $27.08

    Currently Employed: 22

    Projections:

    22 people are employed as Historians. This number is expected to increase by 9.09% over the next four years.

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Program Map

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Awards in This Program

Associate of Arts

  • History

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