History

No other degree allows you to dig through time like history. The Austin Community College History Program explores vital events in our past. You’ll explore critical moments in history and
learn how they continue to influence our world today. Credits transfer to bachelor’s degree programs at state universities.

Pride Points

Emeritus professors lecture series

University transfer degree

History scholarship opportunities

Career & Salary Information

Graduates are a valuable asset in a wide range of fields –– with opportunities for graduates in education, government, museums, and national parks. Check out a few of the highly competitive careers you can explore.

Click each title to learn more about important career information such as employment rates, and average salary in our region.

  • Archivists

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


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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: $


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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and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.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: $


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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: $


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Awards & Program Maps

 

Choose the Award Path That’s Right for You

ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.

Explore awards in this program and follow program maps to stay on track:

Associate of Arts