The discipline of history within the Department of History and Political Science at Palm Beach Atlantic University emphasizes mastery of content, practice and theory. Building on the groundwork laid in the core curriculum, you will acquire important foundational knowledge through survey courses in American and European history. You will then select from a range of advanced courses, each requiring more specialized knowledge, analysis, and application.
Your Courses & Classes
The discipline of history develops historical awareness and enables you to situate their own time, place, and circumstances within the largest possible context of human experience.
At PBA you'll:
The major in history prepares students for teaching, graduate school, and any further academic study requiring a high level of literacy, research skills, analytical thinking, and sound judgment. It also helps to prepare graduates for a wide range of careers in such diverse areas as government, business, and cultural management.
Speaking of PBA:
“Your studies will allow you to ‘touch minds’ with the great, and perhaps not-so-great, people throughout history, develop your own analytical abilities, nurture your creativity, and equip yourself for further study, employment and life.”
-- Dr. J. Barton Starr, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Professor of History, Palm Beach Atlantic University