As an AUM history major, you’ll cultivate a range of skills suitable for a variety of careers. You will also learn from one of the most academically accomplished history faculties in the Southeast; every full-time faculty member has published at least one book in his or her field, and all are active in the profession.
Studying in the shadow of the Confederacy and the Civil Rights Movement, you’ll gain an understanding of the cultural legacy you’ve inherited from both–and from the rest of the world, too. You’ll learn to research a problem, evaluate evidence, and persuade others to accept your conclusions-skills that will prepare you for graduate school or careers as a:
The AUM Department of History collaborates with the Alabama Department of Archives and History to provide internships for history majors. Check out this list for the kinds of internships available for history majors.
Possible History Careers
Scholarships and Awards
History Advising Sheet
Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, and geography and industry, here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries nationally.
Department of History and World Languages & Cultures
Auburn University at Montgomery
Liberal Arts 348
The course listings below are a representation of what this academic program requires. For a full review of this program in detail, please see our official online catalog AND consult with an academic advisor. This listing does not include the core curriculum courses required for all majors and may not include some program-specific information, such as admissions, retention and termination standards.
Course sampling specific to the History major includes:
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