BACHELOR OF ARTS IN HISTORY

History is the study of past events and developments. The past is examined, analyzed and interpreted to tell a story of our identities and to provide us with the experience of living in our imagination how man learned and survived history. The Bachelor of History (AB HIST) program offers interdisciplinary courses such as public history, geographic information system, historiography, and historical research methods among others. History majors are provided with a wide range of activities such as heritage tours and field trips to complement classroom discussions of key events which provide a fuller grasp of a relevant history to present society.

The Program in History builds competencies for these jobs:

  • Civil Service Staff or Officers
  • Lawyers
  • Archives/Record Managers
  • Foreign Service Officers
  • Cultural Resources Managers
  • Advocates for Historic and Cultural Preservation
  • Journalist, Writers
  • Museum Curators
  • Public Relations Officers
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
  • Cultural and Historical Conservationists
  • Tour Guides, Tour Organizers
  • Travel Agents (local and international)

CORE COURSES

  • Philosophy of History
  • Historical Methodology

MAJOR COURSES

  • Survey of Asian Civilization
  • History and Historiography
  • Geography and GIS
  • Pre-16th Century Philippines
  • Philippine Modern History
  • Survey of Western Civilization
  • Philippine Revolution and Nationalism Methods of Teaching History
  • Economic History of the Philippines
  • Historical Methodology
  • Cebuano History, Culture and Society
  • Problems and Issues in Southeast Asian History
  • History of the United States of America

ELECTIVE COURSES

  • Modern East Asian History
  • History and Information Technology
  • History of the Pacific and Oceania
  • Church History and the Philippine Society
  • Art History
  • Environmental History
  • Modern and Contemporary Europe
  • Cities and Culture
  • Global History of Food
  • War and Peace Studies
  • Historical Tourism
  • Eco-tourism and Historical Conservation
  • History of Community Resilience in the Philippines

PRACTICUM AND THESIS COURSES

  • Senior Thesis
  • Practicum¬†