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The BA in History teaches students how to think critically, analyze a variety of problems, and gain an understanding of people, societies, and historic change. The major provides a solid foundation for a wide range of areas in law, teaching, business, journalism, government, historical preservation, and archival management.

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Top Employers

Top employers of Chapman graduates from this program include: Disney, US Air Force, US Department of Defense, US Army, school districts (Tustin, Los Angeles, Placentia-Yorba Linda, Irvine, Garden Grove, Victor Valley, Clark County,) higher education institutions (Chapman University, Brandman University)

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Continuing Your Education

Many students that graduate with a Bachelor's in History continue their education in a Master's level teaching, business or history program. 

One of the most popular programs for Chapman graduates is Chapman's M.A. in War and Society.

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Erin is available for appointments Monday-Friday between 9 - 5

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Erin Berthon
Wilkinson College Career Advisor
Roosevelt Hall 105
(714) 628-7255

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