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People, Culture and Society



Find out how people and societies have transformed over time. History is so much more than just memorizing dates. You’ll learn how to find and interpret historical information. Gain a deeper understanding of the human condition and find ideas on how we can solve current problems using lessons from the past.

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Karin Green, Success Center Specialist

Degree in History

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Following graduation, History majors work in many fields, including education, law and research. Find jobs as history teachers, professors, lawyers, paralegals, litigation support, writers, journalists, reporters, museum curators or directors, researchers or records managers.

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Students in the People, Culture and Society area want to learn about others in order to serve them well. They learn about the diversity of human experiences and how our relationships with each other create a deeper understanding and acceptance of our similarities. Everyone at Sierra can take advantage of opportunities to learn about others through the Student Engagement Centers programming, People and Culture Days, and other campus events. Karin Green, Support Specialist

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Looking for something else?

With more than 50 programs in total, something is bound to align with your goals. Find out which one is the right fit for you.

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    Art History

    Explore art across the world from the past to present and understand the impact of society, religion and politics on art.
    Art History
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    Ethnic Studies

    Learn about the nature of society and sharpen your critical thinking and research skills. This program combines anthropology, psychology, history and more.
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    Ethnic Studies

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