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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Nikaela Busekrus

Nikaela Busekrus, 2019

Nikaela's childhood exposure to history as "a story about real people and real events with real impacts on the world around me" made the History major a natural fit -- and spurs her to pass it on.

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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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