Undergraduate Degree Programs

 

Bachelor of Arts in History

The BA in History prepares students to utilize creativity, critical thinking, professional reading and writing skills, and the ability to adapt and continue learning in a rapidly changing world. A history degree teaches students to read intelligently, think analytically, write clearly, accurately assess past trends, rationally predict future developments, and understand the real world.

 

Bachelor of Arts in History with CRMP/Public History Concentration

 

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

The major objectives of the Political Science undergraduate program are
(1) to provide all students with general humanistic knowledge in the field of political science;
(2) to aid them through this knowledge to analyze and interpret political problems and achievements of past and present societies;
(3) to further their intellectual development through opportunities to think, to speak, and to write logically and analytically;
(4) to prepare them to become dynamic citizens who understand the structure, powers, and procedures of national and state governments and have some knowledge of other world governments as well; and
(5) to provide specific background training for such professions as law, journalism, government service, and teaching.

Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies Education Grades 6-12

The mission for the B.A. in Social Studies Education is
(1) to provide all students with general humanistic knowledge in the fields of history, political science, and philosophy;
(2) to aid them through this knowledge to analyze and interpret problems and achievements of past and present societies;
(3) to further their intellectual development through opportunities to think, to speak, and to write logically and analytically ;
(4) to prepare them to become dynamic citizens who understand the structure, powers, and procedures of national and state teaching governments and have some knowledge of other world governments as well; and
(5) to meet the certification requirements that the Louisiana Department of Education Division of Certification and Preparation has set forth for grades 6-12.

Resources for Social Studies Education Majors
Submitting Passport Portals

 

Other Resources

Recommended Pre-Law Curriculum Sheet
Philosophy Minor Brochure