Bachelor of Arts in History



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Nicholls ranked No. 8 out of the 25 schools selected and second in Louisiana


Department of History and Geography

Course and Program requirements for this degree can be found on the History Catalog

Phone: 1-855-NIC-ONLINE (for application, registration, and scheduling); 985-448-4610 or paul.wilson@nicholls.edu (for degree information)

The history program for Nicholls Online is designed for students interested in studying modern America, Europe and Asia. An experienced and diverse faculty will offer an array of courses to provide students with an enhanced understanding of history and with information needed to enable students to think critically, write coherently and identify significant issues impacting the modern world.

The history program is flexible and student oriented and geared to prepare majors for several careers and for graduate and professional schools. Students who graduate with a history degree find numerous options for employment and can apply for the following jobs:  teacher, advertising executive, analyst, archivist, broadcaster, campaign worker, consultant, congressional aide, editor, foreign service officer, foundation staffer, information specialist, intelligence agent, journalist, legal assistant, lobbyist, personnel manager, public relations staffer, researcher and law enforcement officials.

According to two recent studies, history graduates have the highest earning potential of most liberal arts and social science majors and have mid-career earnings similar to graduates with degrees in general business or nursing.

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Name : Dr. Paul Wilson
Title: Professor, Department Head
Email: paul.wilson@nicholls.edu
Phone: 985.448.4463
Office Location: 207 Peltier Hall

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