College of Liberal Arts
Combine a passion for history with gained experience and learned skills to earn an extremely marketable degree. Learn from renowned scholars whose specialties are the U.S.-Mexico borderlands as well as the U.S., Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Faculty are experts in race, gender, migration, environment, native peoples and public history.
Faculty strengths are the U.S.-Mexico border region and Latin America
Develop skills in the classroom and through public history and outreach efforts
Graduate programs are backed by the American Historical Association and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Jonathan Gilbreath, a longtime history buff, augmented his UTEP studies with a Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens internship. He is now a curator with the El Paso County Historical Society.
Students who earn a bachelor’s degree in history can pursue careers in community development programs, teaching, government, law enforcement, health professions, cultural heritage or preservation organizations, or binational entities in the public and private sectors. History majors also will be prepared to start graduate programs in the humanities, social sciences, law and public policy.
UTEP offers grants and scholarships that may cover your entire tuition.
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