Wilmington First Look, scheduled for September 25, has been postponed. Rescheduled date will be announced soon.

Degree Outcomes

  • Learn skills such as critical thinking, communications (speaking and writing), analytic reasoning, and research that transfer to many different job settings.
  • Prepare for a career in public service at the local, state, and federal levels, as well as the private and nonprofit sectors.
  • Graduates often work as teachers, in museums and archives, and in the expanding field of historical preservation.
  • Receive preparation for specialized training in fields such as law and journalism; many graduates proceed to graduate programs at universities around the country.

The Student Experience

  • Develop the skills to locate, organize, and evaluate information; analyze the global context of situations and decisions; recognize the role of the United States in the world; and understand cultural diversity.
  • Study with distinguished, award-winning faculty with national and international reputations.
  • Participate in the Historical Society (activities include social gatherings, career development, and job placement seminars) and the Phi Alpha Theta International history honor society.
  • Pursue internships with organizations including museums and historical sites.
  • Attend networking events that put students in direct contact with alumni in a variety of fields.

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