history & political science department
Students at Huntington University can choose to study courses in American, European and Non-Western history and political science. In doing so they benefit from enthusiastic teaching that is research-led.
Our history and political science faculty have between them written 9 books and are actively engaged in scholarly debate. Our department’s professors are dedicated to their students; they have all been voted university professor of the year.
How do employers regard a degree in history or political science?
Our students are highly valued by employers. They have gone into a wide range of occupations reflecting the breadth of skills that they acquire.
History and political science graduates from Huntington University have gone on to
- graduate work in history and the humanities.
- advanced work in law, political science and other social sciences.
- positions in the not for profit sector.
- teaching history and social studies at the middle school and high school level.
- positions in business, management, media and government.
- advanced work in library science, museum and archival management.
Our broad undergraduate program of study in history and political science is designed to equip students with the capacity to read, write and think. Our students develop generic abilities in literary and oral communication, argument analysis, teamwork, independent research and presentation skills.
Graduates making a difference
Amber Brady (History '13) has accepted a position in the Office of Student Success at Huntington University.
Brad Barber (Political Science '13) has accepted a place at the University of Illinois College of Law on a merit tuition scholarship.
Jessica Emmert (History-Journalism '13) has accepted an assistant editor position at Good News Magazine in Houston, Texas.
Joshua Watson (History-Sport and Exercise Studies '13) has accepted a place at Ball State University to complete a Master's degree in Sport Performance.
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