History is more than just dates and facts – it is the exploration of the people, places, and events that have influenced our world.

What Can You Do with a Degree in History or Liberal Arts?

At Prairie State College, our history classes offer a diverse range of studies, delving into various aspects of United States history, as well as ancient and modern global events. You can find our current history course offerings in the PSC Catalog and online class schedule in the Pioneer Portal.
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A degree in history or the liberal arts opens doors to a wide array of career opportunities. While history majors have historically pursued careers in teaching, museum curation, journalism, law, and politics, the skills cultivated through historical studies are applicable to a broad spectrum of professions.
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The critical thinking and writing abilities developed through these programs are highly sought after in the job market. For further insight into careers in history or the liberal arts, we encourage you to engage with our history faculty or consult the article published by the American Historical Association on navigating the job market with a BA in History.

Contact Information

Dr. Justin A. Pariseau
Associate Professor of History
(708) 709-3629