History / Political Science, B.A.

As a History / Political Science student, you'll develop a strong understanding of the workings of both history and government through exceptional instruction from experienced professors, as well as hands-on research.

You'll also learn to communicate effectively through both written and oral mediums, preparing you for diverse situations, from a boardroom full of businessmen to museum full of visitors.

While at LeTourneau, students often choose to take advantage of our numerous study abroad opportunities, ranging from semester abroad programs to spring break class trips. History/Political Science majors are also encouraged to complete a field-related internship, giving them a competitive edge in the job market.


Interesting Classes You Can Take

  • The Cold War
  • History of the Modern Middle East
  • US Government
  • American Constitutional Law

For more information about course requirements, view the course catalog.


What can you do with this degree?

A degree in History/Political Science prepares you for a career in any number of fields, including government, business and academia, including:

  • Paralegal
  • Archivist
  • Librarian*
  • Legislative Aide
  • Documentary Editor
  • Attorney/Lawyer*
  • Diplomat
  • Federal Investigator
  • Politician
  • Historic Site Administrator
  • Museum Curator*
  • Foreign Affairs Specialist

* Generally Require Graduate Study

An undergraduate degree in History / Political Science from LeTourneau University provides a solid foundation for acceptance into graduate schools across the country and the world. Recent graduates have studied in a number of prestigious graduate studies programs at well-known universities, including:

  • Syracuse University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Oxford University
  • University of St. Andrews
  • Emory University

Concentration Options

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