Degrees type: Bachelor

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The History, Politics, and Global Affairs (HPGA) program at Mount Aloysius College utilizes hands-on learning and multidisciplinary knowledge to prepare students to engage in the complexities of local and global challenges both past and present.

The HPGA program allows students to develop their own sub-categorical interests within the major to select courses based on their own interests and professional goals. Categories include thematic courses, global-based courses, and American-based courses.

Students at Mount Aloysius College in the HPGA program benefit from a unique and engaging degree path, faculty committed to unmatched support, and small, interactive classroom environments.

Program Highlights

  • Multidisciplinary Major

  • Extensive Alumni Network

  • Growing Job Market

  • Minor and Certificates Available

Mountie Spotlight

From International Affairs to Classroom Affairs

Mike Ryan brings decades of government and military experience to the Mount, where he hopes to pass that knowledge on to students.

Mountie Spotlight

Keeping History Alive

Alex's passion for history has led him to volunteering for a WWII museum near his hometown.

Mountie Spotlight

Let’s Get Political

Trenton put his History/PoliSci degree to quick work after graduating.

Student Voices & Success Stories

MacKenzie Horne, ‘15, ‘17 Duquesne University, is now an archaeologist with GAI Consultants.

Dillon Bender, ‘16, is a Rose-Hulman Sports Information Graduate Assistant at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

History and political science are so interconnected in society. The program is the perfect combo.

Maggee Carrara
Class of 2020

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