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The Southwestern History program provides students with an especially strong global perspective and a solid grounding in the methods and fields of history, while also encouraging interdisciplinary connections.

The History major avoids being simply a random collection of courses, instead providing students with a program concerned with finding patterns and connections.

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    Anne Fenley, a native Texan who majored in history at Southwestern describes herself as cheerful, reliable, quirky and musical. As a student, she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi, Delta Omicron, Student Congress, Chorale and Opera Theatre; she held a job at a law office and an internship at the Williamson County Museum; and says during all of that she “consumed copious amounts of coffee at Cianfrani Coffee Co.”
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    Having learned the history of many world cultures while at Southwestern, Khaleed now puts his skills to use in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, where he teaches high school English.

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