In order to know where you are going, you need to know where you’ve been. This basic tenet underpins the FIU bachelor's in history. Our program is both forward-thinking and relevant, shaping our graduates as the leaders of tomorrow. Study the complex interactions between the world’s cultures and develop the analytical means that will help you understand the past and change the future.
Our students gain vital, transferable skills in research, communication and investigative work as they learn about past societies and correlate these lessons to modern issues. The broad scope of our faculty's research allows for cross-cultural comparative work across a wide geographical and temporal range.
Courses are delivered in a variety of modes, whether in-person, hybrid or fully online. Our fully online BA has been ranked 13th nationally in the category "Most Affordable Bachelor's History Degrees."
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Take the first step in earning your degree in History at FIU. Our program features world renowned scholars who are dedicated to providing you with top of the class knowledge preparing you for the workforce.
A degree in history is excellent preparation for a variety of careers and as preparation for advanced postgraduate studies in a number of disciplines. 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:
- Writer, editor
- Assistant librarian
- Museum curator, educator
- Lawyer, paralegal
- Teacher, professor
- Historic sites researcher
- Analyst with federal agencies
- Teacher certification
- Combined Social Science Education Major
- Undergraduate Certificate Programs
Students with a Bachelor's in History will be temporarily certified until they meet other requirements. One of these requirements is to complete specific courses required by the Department of Teaching and Learning. Students who complete the Education Minor will fulfill this requirements. We encourage students to minor in Education while they complete the requirements for our major.
For admissions requirements, application deadlines and more, visit the Admissions website.