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1819 N. Main St.
San Antonio TX, 78212

What is the History course of study? 

A bachelors degree in history provides students with a body of historical knowledge that enables them to understand local, national, and global events as well as to appreciate the range of cultural diversity that makes up the world community.

What will I learn? 

    -  Construct historical arguments using primary and secondary sources.

    -  Describe historical narratives of multiple choices and regions across
       space and time.

     - Analyze these historical narratives from diverse perspectives.

     - Explain how spatial processes have shaped these historical narratives
       of people and regions.

What can I do with this course of study? 

The bachelors degree plan assists those who seek a career in social studies education.  Additional career paths include higher education, research, publishing, information management, business, public service, law, and other positions requiring effective writing, interdisciplinary thinking, critical skill analysis skills, curiosity, and inquisitiveness. 

What's special about the History course of study? 

The history course of study is special because of our students and our faculty.  Students entering the history course of study are mentored by history faculties interested in having students achieve success. The course of study seeks students with inquiring minds.  The course of study seeks students from diverse backgrounds, with diverse interests, ready to accept today’s challenges.  Faculty are devoted to encouraging student academic excellence, to developing students' critical thinking, reading, and writing skills, and to the college mission to produce informed and responsible citizens.

Contact Information

Ellen Marshall Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Mexican American Studies, Early Childhood Studies, Sociology, Social Work, and History
Location: Early Childhood Studies, Building 200
Phone: 210-486-0500

History Coordinator Contact Information

Erik Anderson Ph.D.
Coordinator of History
Location: CAC 310
Phone: 210-486-1091

Thomas Clarkin, Ph. D.
Coordinator of History
Location: CAC 312
Phone: 210-486-1091

Lisa Ramos, Ph.D.
Coordinator of Mexican American Studies
Location: CAC 100
Phone: 210- 486-0761