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Key Program Features
History tells the story of real people and events. The study of it helps inform and guide our decisions for the future. Everything has a history. While not directly vocational, a concentration in history at LLCC provides well developed analytical skills, a substantial and broad foundation in history, and written and spoken communication abilities that are valued by numerous potential career areas. LLCC History graduates have gone on to successful careers in education, archival and library work, government, the military, social services, counseling, business and the ministry. History is also a good pre-law focus.
Learn more by viewing “Ready to bring the past to life: History” in LLCC’s FORWARD magazine!
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of historians is estimated to grow six percent through 2026 which is the average growth of all occupations. In May 2016 the average median wage was $55,110.
LLCC offers the following associate degree program in history to prepare students for transfer to a four-year institution. Read more about the required courses for this program:
Time to completion: 2 years
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Courses for the history program have standard tuition rates. For the 2021-2022 academic year (fall 2021, spring 2022 and summer 2022), these courses have an in-district rate of $134.50 per credit hour. Get more information on tuition and fees.
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