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Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Producer of "Good Morning America," ABC News
    (NY, Dartmouth '00)
  • Military Instructor, U.S. Military Academy
    (NY, Dartmouth '00)
  • Marketing Manager, Pfizer (pharmaceutical)
    (NY, Dartmouth '01)
  • Administrator, Los Angeles Philharmonic
    (CA, Dartmouth '01)
  • Vice President, Cougle Commission Company (food packing/processing)
    (IL, Dartmouth '02)
  • Senior Editor, cloudmom.com
    (NY, Dartmouth '02)
  • Commercial Coordinator, Chevron
    (TX, Dartmouth '03)
  • Professional Triathlete, Self-Employed
    (FL, Dartmouth '04)
  • MBA Candidate, Michigan Ross School of Business
    (MI, Dartmouth '04)
  • White House Reporter, ABC News
    (DC, Dartmouth '05)
  • Editorial Board Member, Wall Street Journal
    (NY, Dartmouth '05)
  • Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State
    (DC, Dartmouth '05)
  • Product Specialist, Google, Inc.
    (CA, Dartmouth '05)

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Major Description

Students pick an area of concentration within the major, such as "political history," "Medieval & Early Modern history" or "history of Asia."

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Critical and analytical reasoning
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving
  • Research skills
  • Written and oral communication
  • Historical and cultural understanding of ourselves in a world context
  • Ability to work independently

Possible Career Paths

  • Law
  • Finance/Business
  • Education (K-12-University)
  • Health/Science
  • Arts/Entertainment
  • Government/Military
  • Consulting
  • Journalism/Broadcasting
  • Communications/Advertising
  • Non-Profit
  • Curatorial and Archival management

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Last Updated: 3/27/13