The program’s proximity to and partnerships with the National Archives, the Folger Shakespeare Library, the National Security Archives and the Smithsonian museums make George Washington University an ideal place to take on diverse fields of study, including early modern Europe, America since the Civil War, the international history of the Cold War, the history of colonialism and imperialism and modern East Asia. Students graduate with the knowledge and analytical tools necessary for success in a range of careers and professions.
Some History majors take related courses in political science if politics is their primary interest. Others take classes in languages to supplement their background in the cultural history of the places they study. Still others gravitate to American studies, art history, Judaic studies or Africana studies to round out their curricula.To think critically and to write clearly, to analyze and interpret evidence, to conduct research in the most important archives and libraries in the world and to present findings in a way that impresses specialists and engages anyone with an interest in the lessons of the past.
The critical thinkers and superb writers turned out by the Department of History are in demand in every field. Our graduates work in banking, broadcasting, business, defense, education, finance, international development, journalism, the law, libraries, medicine, museums, national security, policy analysis, politics, publishing, think tanks and university administration.
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