Department of History

Washburn Hall, 80 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

401.874.2528 (p); 401.874.2595 (f)

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Fall 2017 Deadlines


Sept. 12 - End of Open Add period

Sept. 19 - End of Permission Number Add Period

Sept. 19 - Last day to add Pass/Fail Option

Sept. 27 - Last day to drop class with no W designation

Oct. 1 - May 2018 graduation applications due

Oct. 18 - Last day to drop classes

Oct. 20 - Last day to change from Pass/Fail Option

Dec. 11 - Last day of classes


Bachelor of Arts in History

Careers as a History Major

As a history major at URI, you will learn to:

  • Analyze complex issues
  • Plan a research project
  • Locate information
  • Collect and interpret evidence
  • Understand cultural differences
  • Read critically
  • Write effectively
  • Work independently

These valuable scareerphotokills will help open the door to a variety of career opportunities:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Law
  • Public History
  • Public Service
  • Advanced Historical Research

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