Department Image


Department Home Page

Learning about people and cultures, and the debates and controversies of the past, helps us understand our world today. Courses in history teach us to think critically about complex issues, understand how history is constructed, and how to make a convincing argument. The study of history enriches your private life, prepares you to make wise choices in public life, and trains you for careers in law, politics, teaching, journalism and many other careers that require reasoning and writing abilities.


Image courtesy of Stuck in Customs

http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/ / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Citation: admin. (2007, May 07). History. Retrieved November 06, 2014, from UMass Boston OpenCourseware Web site: http://ocw.umb.edu/history.
Copyright 2014, UMass Boston OpenCourseWare. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Creative Commons License