Artifacts, antiques, and ancient documents are just a few of the things history students will study at Mid-Plains Community College.
They will read the works of published historians, examine the history that occurred within a selected time, location or event and see how bygone days often hold the key to the future.
Mastering history allows students to become well-rounded individuals with a better understanding of cultures and trends.
Those who are curious and organized and who enjoy reading, writing and research, typically do well as a history major
Careers in History
- Historians as Educators
- Elementary Schools
- Secondary Schools
- Postsecondary Education
- Historic Sites and Museums
- Historians as Researchers
- Museums and Historical Organizations
- Cultural Resources Management and Historic Preservation
- Think Tanks
- Historians as Communicators
- Writers and Editors
- Documentary Editors
- Producers of Multimedia Material
- Historians as Information Managers
- Records Managers
- Information Managers
- Historians as Advocates
- Lawyers and Paralegals
- Litigation Support
- Legislative Staff Work
About History Emphasis
History is an investigation into the affairs of mankind in time and place. MPCC offers a variety of courses and approaches within the discipline of history covering every time period and including cultures from throughout the globe. As a result of historical study, students will become familiar with intellectual, social, political and economic perspectives from the past in order to more fully comprehend the present.