If you love history, a minor is a great complement to other fields of study. The University of Central Missouri’s History program provides a rich curriculum, across peoples and cultures, addressing the causes and effects of our shared past. Take courses that cover a range of eras, from antiquity to the modern and contemporary periods.
Why should you minor in History?
A minor in History is a great choice for undergraduate students who are majoring in another discipline but want to expand their cultural literacy and deepen their understanding of the past, as well as the world in which we live today.
History minor online program
UCM’s History program offers online classes that allow you to enroll part time or full time starting in the fall, spring or summer. Your History minor can be completed by taking all of your courses online or on campus in Warrensburg.
Convenience of a fully online program
Complements many bachelor’s degrees
Lower- and upper-level history courses
Marketable and transferable skills
Undergraduate students who choose to minor in History take a combination of lower-level courses in American and World History and upper-level courses of their choice. The upper-level courses delve deeply into topics such as the Renaissance or Reformation, the American or French Revolution, Japanese history, public history and the U.S. Civil War.
For History minors, some popular courses you may take include:
Learn from UCM’s expert faculty who teach and conduct research in regions and countries across the globe.
The University of Central Missouri’s minor in History program provides you with multi-faceted academic and real-world opportunities to enhance your in-person or virtual classroom learning:
Students who minor in History build key skill sets and perspectives that prepare them for successful careers in any field they choose. If you’re studying computer science, for example, a minor in History provides a rich context to understand the evolution of human technologies. If you’re studying elementary education, a minor in History can provide inspiration for how to best approach the teaching of the past to younger generations.
Undergraduate students who minor in History also go on to pursue a variety of career paths in law, journalism, nonprofits, state and federal government and business.
Explore fulfilling careers with a History minor
UCM graduates with a minor in History enjoy competitive salaries, job growth and options for rewarding and in-demand careers. Use the interactive tool below to discover the possibilities.
The University of Central Missouri offers affordability, value and a 21st-century college education that prepares you for today’s competitive job market. LendEDU has recognized UCM for its low student debt, and we provide a variety of resources to help you finance your college education.
You may also qualify for program scholarships through the History program or your major area of study. You can learn more about program-specific scholarships at the UCM Scholarship Finder.
Explore programs related to history.
Not sure if a History minor sounds right for you? Explore these undergraduate programs to see what other minors at UCM might be a better fit: