As a history major, you will develop skills that transfer to a diverse range of careers.
Learn to become an effective communicator, a critical and creative thinker, and a
researcher who can analyze issues, events and data with a high level of competence.
Throughout your course work, you learn to channel your curiosity and become an historical
thinker. Faculty are well-versed in a variety of historical periods and help you explore the significant
historical events of all time.
You can take an individual directed reading or individual study with your professor, choose from study abroad programs around the world, or enroll in an internship to use your historical knowledge in a work place setting. Towson University students
have completed internships at a variety of institutions, including the Maryland Historical
Society, the Baltimore County Trust and the Maryland State Archives.
Professors in the history department frequently lead trips abroad. Earn credits for
history courses taken while studying abroad.