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history and art history



professor Larry Skillin

History students gain a systematic approach by which to solve problems. Investigative and analytical skills can be applied in teaching and non-teaching environments.

Students majoring in history can apply their knowledge to many professions, including public relations, advertising, and journalism. Ambrose grads with a history degree have had careers in government, law, higher education, and business.

A Different Approach

At Ambrose, your instructors will guide you through a required research project that includes understanding historiography, a concept that may not be introduced at larger institutions. But you'll definitely need it for grad school!

Professors also incorporate role-playing and research into their classes, and there are also courses on the History of Food and History of Rock and Roll. Read descriptions on the Courses page.