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History Degree at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 023413
  • Phone: (210) 486-3000

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  • Phone: (210) 921-5270

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History Degree

The history program at Palo Alto College prepares students for careers in politics, publishing, journalism, media and writing, as well as business and commerce, public sector administration, and charity and voluntary sectors. The program focuses on general study and interpretation of the past, including the gathering, recording, synthesizing, and criticizing of evidence and theories about past events. Program courses include: historiography, historical research methods, studies of specific periods, issues and culture, and historic preservation. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer history degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the History Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Palo Alto College offers an associate's degree program in history.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male1
Female3

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Hispanic2
White1
Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the History program at Palo Alto College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Historians

  • Description:

    Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, historians employment is expected to grow at a rate of 17.9% from 2010 to 2020

History Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in human history and historiography. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering History Programs in Texas

History programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Our Lady of the Lake University - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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St Philips College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • History (A)
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San Antonio College

San Antonio, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • History (A)
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St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Trinity University

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

16 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

160 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B,M)
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Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
Type: 4-Year Public College

130 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B,M)
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Schreiner University

Kerrville, TX
Type: 4-Year Private College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)