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The History Department
216 Social Sciences Hall
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050
History is the study of the past, but it has deep significance for the present. Through history we can learn about societies and cultures, understand change and identify continuity. At CCSU, history students are taught the methods, skills and strategies historians employ in evaluating and interpreting historical evidence. They learn to research complex problems, analyze ideas and make informed and coherent arguments.
History students pursue a variety of careers and can work in education, government agencies, the legal field, businesses, newspapers and magazines, the film industry, museums, archives, libraries and historic preservation organizations. All of these careers require the skills of research, analysis and writing for which a History major is excellent preparation.
Here’s what some of our graduates do:
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