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In this program, students learn to research, analyze, think critically, and communicate clearly while taking advantage of award-winning faculty mentorship and research opportunities. History students at USU bring history to life in and out of the classroom. As one of 12 outstanding history departments chosen by the American Historical Association in the United States and Canada, students will be able to develop the skills necessary to continue their historical education or enter the workforce.

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About one-third of history graduates from USU begin teaching, while two-thirds go into law, medicine, and business fields. With the skills gained in this track, graduates can expect to gain employment as research specialists, archivists, curators, and more.

Admission Details

Below is a list of requirements for students looking to enroll in USU's history program:  

Freshmen: New freshmen admitted to USU in good standing qualify for admission to the Department of History.

Transfer students: Students transferring from other institutions or from other USU majors may be accepted in history. They must also have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

International students: International students should contact the USU Office of Global Engagement [BROKEN LINK]for additional requirements.

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