History Degree at Palo Alto College (PAC)

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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 (2013)

 Graduates
Male3
Female0

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Hispanic2
White1

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and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Our Lady of the Lake University - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • History (B)

St Philips College

San Antonio, TX
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  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • History (A)

San Antonio College

San Antonio, TX
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  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (A)

St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B)

Trinity University

San Antonio, TX
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 28 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B)

University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, TX
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B)

The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 170 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B,M)

Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • History (B)

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 130 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B,M)

Schreiner University

Kerrville, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • History (B)

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