About the Program
As a History and Political Science student at UMFK, you’ll take classes at the University of Maine at Fort Kent and at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. You will benefit from small classes, supportive faculty, and hands-on learning as you prepare for the career you want!
Customize your history/political science degree to match your career goals with one of these concentrations.
Career outlook and earning potential
Bureau of Labor Statistics – Potential Occupations and Employment Outlook
|Job Code||Job Title|
|23-2011.00||Paralegals and Legal Assistants|
|25-2031.00||Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education|
|19-4061.00||Social Science Research Assistants|
|25-4013.00||Museum Technicians and Conservators|
History Core Requirements
- HTY 115 – World Civilization I
- HTY 116 – World Civilization II
- HTY 161 – United States History I
- HTY 162 – United States History II
- Upper Level History Elective (United States)
- Upper Level History Elective (non-Western)
- Upper Level History Elective (pre-Modern)
Political Science Core Requirements
- POS 101 – American Government
- POS 493 – Political Science Capstone Seminar
- Complete either the foreign language or math sequence
- Select 1 International Relations course
- Select 1 Political Theory course
- Select 1 Comparative Politics course
- Select 1 American Government course
4 Political Science Areas
American Government, Political Theory, Comparative Politics, and International Relations.
Student to Faculty Ratio
4 Career Skills
Analytic and Critical Thinking, Research and Argumentative Writing
History / Political Science Spotlight
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