If history is your passion, pursue it! Developing strong writing, research, communication, and analytical skills will prepare you for a wide variety of future careers. You also might want to consider completing a minor in another field. WSU offers many minors and nearly every department offers this option. Most minors only require 6 courses or 18 credits and offer students a wide variety of courses to choose from. WSU also offers unique interdisciplinary minors. Having a minor looks great on your resume and will help you stand out in a competitive job market. Moreover, you can “double dip” as history courses are included in nearly all of the interdisciplinary majors listed below!
Policy and Ethics
Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Women and Gender Studies
For the complete list of WSU minors, go to: http://www.westfield.ma.edu/academics