History Undergraduate

Funding Support

We offer funding to support undergraduate research in local and regional archives.

By studying history, you will explore people, events, institutions and values as old as the ancient world and as new as yesterday's headlines. 

Majors

History: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science

As a history major, you can choose from the B.A. or B.S. degree with an emphasis in Ancient Studies, Pre-Law, Diplomacy, Great Plains or Military History.

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History: B.A./B.S. with Secondary School Certificate

As a history major, you can choose a degree in history education (offered in conjunction with the School of Education) for students interested in secondary teaching. You can take courses such as Diplomatic History, South Dakota History, American Colonial History, Ancient World in Film, World War II, Russian History and Shakespeare's England.

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Minors

Four-Year Program Guides

The Classroom & Beyond

After Graduation

History graduates are making a difference in varied careers.

Potential Careers Recent Employers
Financial Analyst
Home Federal Savings and Loan
Counselor McCrossan Boy’s Ranch
Lawyer Lindquist and Vennum
Archivist Intern South Dakota State Historical Society Archives
Associate Attorney Hogan Lovells, Denver, CO
History Success Stories

Success Stories

Spend your undergraduate time studying something that you truly enjoy! Peter Wheelhouse, 2005 Graduate