The study of history is about exploring where we have been and how the past serves as a foundation for what we see in today’s world. At PBA, the program offers an enlightening learning experience characterized by meaningful research, unique honor society activities and opportunities to travel the globe and deepen your knowledge of world history.
As a history major, you’ll be able to take advantage of a range of distinctive offerings. Our Phi Beta Theta chapter—the American honor society for students and professors of history—was established in 2008, and we hosted the society’s 2018 regional conference. Our students regularly intern at places such as The Historical Society of Palm Beach County, Norton Museum of Art and the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach.
The program offers a number of distinctive features:
Not sure about the major? Check out our minor option.
PBA’s history graduates have been accepted at many highly-respected graduate schools including:
And you’ll find them working with impressive organizations, including:
“PBA, and especially the Frederick M. Supper Honors Program, helped provide me with a sense of academic and professional discipline. The faculty at PBA played the biggest part in my life as they not only encouraged me in my academics but also in opportunities that would behoove me as a professional.” Jordyn Marlin ’16, History