"My time at MCLA gave me the confidence to know that I could really do anything I 想要. The history department especially provided a nice balance of friendliness 和 professionalism. You could tell that they cared about people reaching their potential." — John Hollows '12, Data Success Program Manager, Revulytics Inc.沃尔瑟姆，马萨诸塞州
In our programs, you work with dedicated faculty, choose from a wide variety of courses, learn in small classes, 和 pursue special experiences outside the classroom such as 实习, travel courses, 和 undergraduate re搜索.
你将带着 skills employers want: the ability to find information, think clearly, 和 analyze ideas 和 evidence.
Perhaps most importantly, you will learn to communicate clearly in both speech 和 写作. 访问这两个网站， historicnorthadams.com 和 northadamsarchives.com, to see examples of our students' recent work in re搜索, analysis, 和 communication.
Stay up to date with the 历史 和 Political Science department with the 历史 House Herald.
You may choose a 主修或辅修 in 历史; many of our students combine their study of history with a major or minor in Political Science. 我们开设了一门辅修课程 公共历史 提供s possibilities for careers in museums, archives, 和 more. 我们还有 a fast-track program for those who are interested in going to 法学院, including 3+3 agreements with UMass Law 和 Western New Engl和 University School 法律的.
Professors offer travel courses every year that enrich your education with personal experiences overseas. In addition, you can benefit from the rich historical resources found in the North Adams area, including the many nearby museums 和 institutions 提供 实习, re搜索 opportunities, 和 volunteer or paid positions.
Within the MCLA community, you will have the opportunity to interact with students 和 faculty in the 历史 社会 和 the MCLA chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society.
Roberto Castillo '21 is starting his career as a member of Boston's Americorps City Year cohort, helping public school students in high-need communities access the education, tools, 和 resources they need to succeed.
Jason Mlodzianowski ‘07 is celebrating his seventh year at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Penn., where he serves as the associate director of athletics for events, 设施及运作. Hard work got him to the finish line, but a little push from a former MCLA coach is what got it all started.
Tianna亲爱的 ’18 participated in a variety of activities at MCLA, including Dance 公司. She also was an admissions ambassador. “When I came to MCLA I was extremely shy 和 would never have thought that, four years later, I would be leading tours around campus or helping to direct a club with 60 active members.”