History, BACHELOR OF ARTS

International and Public Affairs

Campus:Biscayne Bay Campus, Modesto Maidique Campus

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Program Description

History studies past human experience in all its imaginable aspects: economic, social, political, cultural, intellectual, scientific and technological. Relying on a variety of documents, historians develop interpretations of a wide range of the human experience, including scientific and technological breakthroughs, famines, the formation, evolution and conflicts of family groups, mass migrations, wars, cultural encounters, and revolutions. History students are trained to be critical readers, good writers, and astute analysts. These qualities and skills are fundamental for success in business activities, public and professional careers, teaching, and advanced studies. A major in history is it is immediately useful for work in law, journalism, museums, libraries, public service, and the business world.

Admission Requirements

1. Students entering FIU as Freshmen or as a Transfer student with less than 60 transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with fewer than 60 approved credits. Click here for the details.

2. Transfer students entering FIU with 60 or more transfer credits

Admissions criteria are the same as the general FIU criteria for students entering with 60 or more approved credits. Click here for the details.

Career Opportunities

Related Occupations:

Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).

Wages & Employment Trends for Historians:

Florida Median income$39,370
Florida rate of growth +10%
National Median wages $55,870
National Projected growth +6%

Source and more information: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/19-3093.00

Contact Information

History
MMC: DM 397 | 305-348-2343
casgroup.fiu.edu/history