History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

BA in History

All students have opportunities for research, global engagement, public service, and career preparation.

  • If you excel in the classroom, apply to the history honors program. Work closely with a professor on a research project of your own. 
  • Travel and explore with Mason Study Abroad.
  • Gain valuable work experience by doing an internship on or near campus or at one of the Washington DC metro area's many other museums, archives, or historical sites.
  • Learn about career opportunities for historians.
Regina Bechtel

Regina Bechtel, 2018

A busy History major with a minor in American Government, Regina still found time to start the Student Historian Society, Mason's new history club.

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Kye Farrow

Kye Farrow, 2019

Majoring in History and minoring in African and African American Studies, Kye relishes discovering little-known histories and widening his perspective.

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Brianna Nuñez

Brianna Nuñez, 2018

A double major in History and Government/International Politics, Brianna's enthusiasm for her classes and internships is contagious. Plans for after college? Bringing historical, political, and cultural insight to an international career.

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