History reveals the core of human experience – our triumphs, flaws and motivations. You’ll tackle the big topics of the past and present in a program that is tailored to undergraduates and writing-focused. That’s a good thing, too, because all the writing and researching will prepare you for graduate school or a professional career.

What Are Some Potential Careers?
  • Law (with graduate school)
  • Government Agencies
  • Journalism
  • Education
  • Historic Site Curator
  • Archivist
  • Museum Studies
What Courses Would I Take?
  • History of Texas
  • History of Mexico
  • Colonial and Revolutionary America
  • History of the New South
  • Race & Gender in American History
  • Ancient Greece & Rome
  • Heroes in History
Where Are Your Students Now?
  • Teaching at schools in the Fort Worth Independent School District
  • Working in major institutions as archivists
  • Attending graduate schools like TCU, SMU, and Texas Woman’s University.
  • Attending law schools across the country
Degree Information
  • B.A., B.S., History
  • B.A., B.S., History with Secondary Certification

What you need to apply

University admission
requirements apply
. A 2.5 GPA is needed for secondary education certification.


Brenda Matthews
Social Sciences Department Chair
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