Department of History

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

401.874.2528 (p); 401.874.2595 (f)

Think Big, We Do.
Rhode Island Seal

Spring 2018 Deadlines


Jan. 28 – End of Open Add period

Feb. 4 – End of Permission Number Add Period

Feb. 4 – Last day to add Pass/Fail Option

Feb. 12 – Last day to drop class without a “W” on Academic Record

Mar. 5 – Last day to drop classes

Mar. 12-18 – Spring Break

Mar. 23 – Last day to change from Pass/Fail Option

Apr. 30 – 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

Copyright © 2018 University of Rhode Island.

The University of Rhode Island
Think Big, We Do.
A-ZDirectoryContact UsJump to top