Study history through a Christian lens and elevate your perspective on what lies ahead.
Study History to Move the World Forward
Studying history isn’t about getting stuck in the past. It’s about critical thinking. Problem-solving. Empathy. Perspective. And respect. Gaining a better understanding of our past helps ensure a brighter vision for our future.
Prepare to enter one of the many history-based professions. Teacher, archivist, and librarian, of course. But also, attorney, author, journalist, curator, conservationist, and more.
What Can I Do with a Bachelor’s Degree in History?
History is a captivating field that explores the past, analyzes human experiences, and provides valuable insights into our present and future. By studying history, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of societies, cultures, and events that have shaped our world.
Through research, analysis, and interpretation of historical sources, you’ll uncover narratives, challenge assumptions, and offer diverse perspectives. Embrace the richness of history as you unravel untold stories, learn from the successes and failures of the past, and contribute to a broader understanding of our shared human heritage.
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Experience Learning for the Past, Present, and Future
Expand your network. Experience the work of real-life, modern-day historians. Even gain exposure as you present academic papers. All thanks to local conferences and events based in the field of history. From the South Carolina Historical Association to the Maryville Symposium, there’s always something to attend.
Enjoy the rich, local history and bring your studies to life. Explore the Carl Sandburg Home and the Upcountry History Museum. Visit the Biltmore Estate and a variety of nearby museums. Enjoy countless opportunities to learn, discover, and even intern – all while earning course credit.
Summer Enrichment Programs
Invest your summers and elevate your future with help from NGU’s dedicated faculty. Want to pursue graduate-level studies after completing your degree? Or do you dream of diving straight into the workforce? Whatever your plans, we’ll connect you to summer programs designed to help you meet your goals.
History Beside Experienced & Faithful Historians
Study History as God’s Story
Elevate Your Perspective
You’ll also take Chapel for the first seven semesters, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.
Stories that Started Here
Sarah Stanton Scism ’19
I am incredibly grateful to all the coaches, volunteers, and student athletes who poured into me and challenged me to grow in my faith.