After Graduation

After Graduation

Students graduating with a B.A. in history are well poised for careers in law enforcement, teaching in public secondary schools and private Christian schools of all grade levels, the military, journalism, local historical societies, regional historical associations, museums, archives, historical preservation and restoration, business, human resources and public relations.

Many students continue their studies at competitive professional and graduate programs. Recent graduates have been admitted to programs at the University of Chicago, Notre Dame, Baylor, Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida, Kansas, Edinburgh, UCLA, Penn State, Yale, Kent State, George Washington, Duquesne, George Mason, Catholic, South Carolina, Rutgers, Queens University in Belfast, Cooperstown Graduate Program, University of Virginia Law School, University of George Law School, NYU Law School, Indiana University Law School and Westminster Theological Seminary.

Graduates with a degree in Secondary Education Social Studies are equipped with the pedagogical, intellectual and professional tools they need to plan, assess and adapt history or social studies instruction to middle and high school students with different learning styles and capabilities in various ethnic settings and socio-economic groups.


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After Graduation

Students graduating with a B.A. in history are well poised for careers in government service, politics, the military, publishing, journalism, communications, human resources, public relations, archives and museums, historical preservation and restoration, archaeology and more.

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B.A. in History

​Students will be able to research, write and defend a variety of historical theories and movements and will be prepared for graduate work and employment in a wide array of disciplines and industries.

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Related Resources

History students at Grove City College are also encouraged to take advantage of a variety of extracurricular resources such as honorary societies, special trips and study abroad opportunities as a way to deepen their course study.

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Internships

​Grove City College history students intern at wide variety of museums, historical sites, businesses and not-for-profit organizations.

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Minor in Interdisciplinary Classics

​Requirements include 21 credit hours of English, Greek, history, philosophy, political science and Latin.

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History Major Leading to 7-12 Certification in Secondary Education

​Students majoring in history leading to 7-12 certification in secondary education  social studies take courses specific to the history major along with the required liberal arts and education core.​​

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