Offered as: Major, Minor, Graduate program
The study of History at Washington State University Vancouver provides students with a broad background of African, Asian, European, Latin American and United States History. Specialties of the WSUV faculty include: Chicana/o Studies, Latin American Culture and Art, Slavery and the Atlantic World, North American Indians, Labor and Community in the United States, the African Diaspora, Ethnicity in Modern China and the Pacific Northwest.
The History Program at WSUV offers undergraduate and graduate and minor degrees in history and helps students fulfill secondary education endorsement areas in Social Studies and/or History for the state of Washington. The graduate history degree program offers special tracks in public history and world history.
Students with undergraduate history degrees can work as teachers, historians, archivists, information specialists, writers, researchers, or in government service, business, the media, nonprofit organizations, or politics. With further study, history majors can teach college, practice medicine or law, enter the ministry or work as librarians.