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History Degree at Austin Peay State University (APSU)

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History Degree

The history program at Austin Peay State University 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 Tennessee 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. APSU offers a bachelor's degree program in history.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male16
Female18

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black2
White30

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the History program at APSU, 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and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.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 Tennessee

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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Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Fisk University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Aquinas College

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

72 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B,M,D)
Belmont University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Bethel University

McKenzie, TN
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN
Type: 4-Year Public College

81 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B,M,D)
  • Public and Applied History and Archival Administration (B,M,D)