BS-HISGVT - History and Government, B.S.

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The major in History and Government prepares students for work in government, non-profit, and private sector organizations that deal with rural issues, such as Habitat for Humanity, the University of Georgia (UGA) extension service, the Southern Rural Development Center, Main Street programs, and others of similar nature; for work in museums and archives; or be ready to enter graduate school programs in areas such as historic preservation, global studies, journalism, law, and others. The History and Government major emphasizes critical thinking skills, encourages an appreciation of diverse cultural perspectives, and develops a greater understanding of the issues particular to the rural environment to provide an avenue of self-knowledge, cultural understanding, and social responsibility. Students in other majors may also earn a Minor in History and Government.



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