History Degree at University of West Georgia (UWG)

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History Degree

The history program at University of West Georgia 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 Georgia 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. University of West Georgia has offered the following programs for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree36
Master's Degree5

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male25
Female16

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Black3
Hispanic1
White36

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the History program at UWG, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

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and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.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

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA
    • Total Employment: 40
    • Average Hourly Rate: $22.85
    • Average Annual Salary: $47,530

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 Georgia

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,...)

LaGrange College

Lagrange, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B)

Point University

East Point, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • History (B)

Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (C,B)

Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B,M,D)

Spelman College

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B)

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • History (B,M,D)

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • History (B)

Clayton State University

Morrow, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • History (B)

Emory University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 54 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B,M,D)

Shorter University

Rome, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • History (B)

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