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  1. History As A Major

  2. About History Majors • According to the registry of the National Center for Educational Statistics, there are 1,213 colleges with History majors. “Any fool can make history, but it takes a genius to write it.”Oscar Wilde

  3. What History Teaches You • “History majors learn how to interpret objects and written documents from the past. They also read the works of published historians and evaluate their ideas.” – College Board • A Major In History Teaches you many Invaluable things Such as… • Writing Skills • Analytical Skills • Researching • Good Communication

  4. Popular History “Stereotypes” • It’s all about names and dates • The only thing you can do with a history major is teach • It’s boring • All the classes are lectures

  5. History at SSC -Department Located on the first floor of Sullivan • Department chair is Christopher Mauriello • 46 instructors and professors including…

  6. Dr. Emerson Baker • Current interim dean of graduate school • Authored, The Devil of Great Island • Professional experience in the fields of Archaeology, historical preservation and museum work

  7. Avi Chomsky • Daughter of world renowned author Noam Chomsky • Has personally Authored 6 books • Latest work, Linked Labor Histories: New England, Colombia, and the Making of a Global Working Class.

  8. Concentrations • Public History • Learn about applied history in work environments such as • Museum • Archives • Preservation Projects • Archaeological digs

  9. Pre-Legal Business • Take Courses in ethics logic and history of law • Prepare for vigorous law and business grad school programs • Learn how to research and write professional legal documents

  10. Careers After History • “Among the jobs you can consider are: advertising executive, analyst, archivist, broadcaster, campaign worker, consultant, congressional aide, editor, foreign service officer, foundation staffer, information specialist, intelligence agent, journalist, legal assistant, lobbyist, personnel manager, public relations staffer, researcher, teacher . . . the list can be almost endless.” – AHA