For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

Degrees Offered in History

History (BA)

In the Bachelor of Arts in History, students learn by experience through co-op placements in archives, museums and other sites; by conducting and presenting original research; and by traveling to sites of historical significance. The department's strengths in the History of Science, Technology and the Environment and in Global History is reflected in its course offerings. The program prepares students for global employment in non-government organizations (NGOs), public agencies, educational fields, scientific and environmental media, museums, government and diplomatic services, journalism and graduate studies.

Learn more about the degree

History + Law (BA/JD)

Drexel University offers a pre-professional degree in History and Law that enables high-achieving high school students to earn a combined bachelor's (BA) degree and law (JD) degree in one year less than traditional programs.

Learn more about the degree

Africana Studies (Minor)

The minor in Africana Studies allows students across the University to gain an understanding of, and background in, the history and cultures of peoples of African descent in North and South America, the Caribbean and Africa. This interdisciplinary minor includes courses in anthropology, history, literature, music, political science and sociology, and provides an opportunity for directed study in areas of particular interest.

As the picture of business is changing, it is imperative that job applicants show an understanding of the history that has dramatically shaped our world. The minor helps prepare students to meet the challenges of an increasingly diverse and sophisticated global arena. Students considering a profession in music, education, law, business management, city planning, international relations, politics, psychology or publishing, may find the Minor in Africana Studies particularly beneficial.

Learn more about the minor in the course catalog

History (Minor)

A Minor in History enriches almost every major, allowing students to hone their analytical and critical thinking skills and apply their understanding of history and research methodology to their field. The minor complements majors in economics, criminology, psychology, public health, political science, anthropology, communication, or education.

Learn more about the Minor in the course catalog

History of Capitalism

The Minor in History of Capitalism is dedicated to the study of Capitalism and the emergence of the modern world economy from an historical perspective.

Learn more about the Minor in the course catalog

War & Society (Minor)

This history minor concentrates on the history of wars, military and related institutions, and their broader historical and political contexts.

Learn more about the Minor the course catalog