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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 (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree36
    Master's Degree10

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male26
    Female20

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Black4
    White41
    Unknown1

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and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.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: 30
      • Average Hourly Rate: $27.85
      • Average Annual Salary: $57,920

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Georgia Military College - Fairburn Campus

Fairburn, GA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • History (A)
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LaGrange College

Lagrange, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Point University

East Point, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (C,B)
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Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • History (B,M,D)
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Spelman College

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

100 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B,M,D)
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Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

64 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Clayton State University

Morrow, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B)
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Emory University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

49 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • History (B,M,D)