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"I get to be part of an organization that wins on and off the field, and it's because of the education I received at UCM."
Devan Dignan, Client Services Executive, Sporting KC

Bachelor of Science Degree

A degree in History at UCM provides you with wonderful opportunities to study the wealth of human experience, diverse cultures and world civilizations.

Why choose History at UCM?

  • You'll benefit from high-quality curriculum in American and world history taught by specialists in their fields, focusing on critical-thinking, historical analysis and communication skills.
  • You can choose from unique custom-designed degree tracks for the Bachelor of Science in History degree with complementary areas in business, law and technology.
  • Regional public history internships at Truman Presidential Library, the National Archives of Kansas City, Whiteman Air Force Base, Arrow Rock Historical Site, and other museums and archives throughout the region are available to students.

What will I study?
This program offers learning opportunities in both American and World history, including but not limited to the entire range of American history, Asian history, Middle Eastern history, Latin American history and the history of Europe from the middle ages to the present.

Curriculum includes:

  • 21 upper-division courses in American history; 30 upper-division courses in world history
  • Writing in the Social Sciences
  • Senior Capstone in History

What can I do with a degree in History?

  • Business Leader
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Teacher/Professor
  • Museum, Archive, and State Parks Professional
  • Political Advisor or Politician

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value engaging learning experiences that include student involvement and service-learning projects.

In History, there are several involvement opportunities:

  • Phi Alpha Theta
  • The Anthropology Club
  • The History Club

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About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention.
Faculty members have published many books and scholarly articles, participated in conferences, and received numerous grants and awards for study and research. In addition to their wide range of academic and professional experience, all faculty members have earned doctorates in their fields of expertise.

Learn more about History at UCM:
Department of History and Anthropology
660-543-4404

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