Bachelor of Arts in History

Outcomes & Careers

ODU's History graduates are prepared for a variety of careers or continuing on with graduate school.

Students in ODU’s History program will develop a number of skills, including:

  • Discovering the location of resources through a variety of research techniques.
  • Critically evaluating source materials.
  • Presenting information in a variety of formats and styles.
  • Successfully and precisely communicating ideas in text.
  • Comparing differing viewpoints and interpretations.
  • Drawing inferences and explaining complex events.
Graduates of ODU's History program are prepared for careers in a variety of fields, including:
  • Business
  • Education
  • Government agencies
  • Historical organizations
  • Law
  • Museums
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