History (Secondary Education) (BA)

The History program at ASU’s West campus offers a concentration in secondary education. With a flexible curriculum based on a traditional history degree, students will enhance their writing, research and communication skills in preparation to pass these skills on to the next generation of Arizona learners, where secondary educators are in high demand.

The School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies offers a BA in history with a secondary education concentration in the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at ASU's West campus.

For students considering a career in education, this flexible program fully prepares students for teaching and certification while providing all the disciplinary knowledge of a traditional history degree. Students will understand history in all its breadth and depth while developing strong critical reading, writing and research skills as well as skills in oral presentation.

Degree Offered

History (Secondary Education) (BA)
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, New College of

Location
West

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Application Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
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Career Outlook

Graduates possess the strong, practical teaching tools necessary to successfully teach middle or high school students. With the ability to find and evaluate evidence, form arguments and present analysis, graduates are well-suited for careers in a wide range of industries and fields of work and they have a solid foundation for graduate work in teaching, law, business and many other fields.

Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:


Career*growth*median salary
Archivists6.8%$49,120
Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists7.9%$44,070
Financial Managers, Branch or Department 6.8%$115,320
Management Analysts 13.6%$80,880
Business Intelligence Analysts 3.3%$83,410
Copy Writers2.3%$58,850
Criminal Investigators and Special Agents-1.2%$79,870
Editors-5.3%$54,890
Financial Analysts 11.7%$78,620
General and Operations Managers 7.1%$97,270
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 5.8%$56,310
Historians1.7%$55,870
Intelligence Analysts -1.2%$79,870
Investment Fund Managers 3.9%$105,060
Labor Relations Specialists-7.8%$56,950
Marketing Managers 9.4%$127,130
Military Officer Special and Tactical Operations Leaders, All Other
Curators8%$51,280
Museum Technicians and Conservators5.2%$39,940
Legislators-0.7%$20,180
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers7.1%$101,510
Search Marketing Strategists 3.3%$83,410
Sales Managers 5.1%$110,660
Technical Writers10.2%$69,030
Producers9.1%$69,100

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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