Division of Fine Arts and Humanities
Administration Building 212 - (504) 520-7581 - http://www.xula.edu/history/index.html
The skills of a history major are highly valued in all professions. Students completing the History curriculum acquire the ability to analyze complex issues, events, and ideas by mastering analytical thinking, writing, and communication skills. Dedicated to the humanistic study of the past to better understand the present and successfully navigate the future, graduating history majors are well prepared to pursue careers in law, medicine, journalism, business, international relations, government, public history, politics, publishing, research and teaching. An undergraduate degree in History is also excellent preparation for masters or Ph.D. programs in history, area studies, gender studies, or any humanities or social science discipline.
Honors in History - Students selected by the placement process of the Admissions Office will be awarded honors in history if they earn at least a “B” each in a 1000-level course with a designation of “H”, any 2000-level course, and any 3000- or 4000-level course. Students may also take two 2000-level courses and one 3000-/4000-level course to fulfill the honors requirement, again provided they earn at least a “B” in each class. Other students may be considered for Honors in History with the approval of the department head.
ProgramsBachelor of ArtsNon-degree