Bachelor of Arts in History

The department of history at the University of Nevada, Reno is one in which offers its students a number of professional opportunities to advance their historical research to gain valuable critical thinking and writing skills. Faculty members are talented scholars in a wide-range of disciplines from ancient Greece to the Wild West.

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Why Choose this Major?

The history major is designed for students who wish to get a broad understanding of history and to cover notable periods, including colonial studies to modern pop-culture history. Students can choose to major in history with options for emphasis in United States, Latin American, European, Eastern European, African and Asian History.

A history education will build students’ inquiry and help develop writing and thinking skills to advance their chosen professions. Students develop research and analytical skills while widening their historical knowledge. A major in history can open up doors to a number of career opportunities or graduate schools that value historical research and writing skills.

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