Get your degree in History from BHSU.


The diverse coursework of the BHSU history major explores the worlds of American, European, and regional history. Living in the Black Hills also gives student the oppotunity to study the Gold Rush, tour ghost towns, and learn about the Native American Cultures.

Your professors will guide you as you consider various career options. Although many historians enter the teaching profession or go to graduate school, others find employment in government agencies, museums, historical societies, research organizations, and archives.

Check out what is happening within the History program at BHSU with Featured Students, Alumni, and the History Faculty.  While at BHSU, the Career Center will assist you in finding internships in the history field that will help build your resume while you earn your degree.

The History program at BHSU offers

  • Excellent regional history resources at the Case Library on the BHSU campus
  • Many internship opportunities for hands-on learning experiences at area museums and archives
  • An active student History Association which takes field-trips and promotes history
  • Outstanding faculty who make history come alive

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