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History, Humanities and Languages

Students who study history, humanities and languages can pursue the following careers and more: archivist, college professor, intelligence analyst, journalist, lawyer, librarian, museum curator, research historian, secondary school teacher, corporate lawyer, translator, interpreter, language teacher or linguist specialist.

What characteristics and skills do I need to work in this field?

Many professionals who studied history, humanities and languages have the following: excellent oral, listening and writing skills; the ability to organize, develop and defend ideas; the ability to interpret complex information and explain it in ways that others understand; solid research skills; the ability to think critically and evaluate evidence objectively; and an in-depth knowledge of language or foreign languages.

What does Trident Technical College offer?

The Department of History, Humanities and Languages offers courses in art appreciation and art history, history, music, philosophy, religion and foreign languages, such as Spanish and French. Such studies help students understand the peoples and cultures of the world and learn skills that will help them compete in the global marketplace.

Where can I work?

Professionals who are skilled in history, humanities and languages often work at government offices, newspapers and other media outlets, schools, colleges and universities, museums, private offices and corporations, tourism offices and more.