What are some career paths?
Some possible career options are history professor, historian, and archivist. Salary could range from $28,000-$55,000 in Texas.
What will I learn?
Courses in United States in Texas history introduce the discipline of history. Students survey the social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States and Texas, studying such themes as American settlement and diversity, culture, civil and human rights, technological and economic change, immigration and migration, and the expansion of the federal government. This includes the analysis and interpretation of both primary secondary sources and the development of strong critical thinking skills.
How will these courses fit my college pathway?
Those who wish to continue their studies may transfer to history programs in Texas public universities. Although studying history confers communication, research, writing, and analytical skills that open the door to a diverse range of professional fields, graduates may wish to explore careers in archival research, museum curation, journalism, writing and editing, tour operation, secondary education, or eventually apply to law schools or pursue graduate study in history, library science, or other related fields.
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