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History at UCM

Understanding today's complex world and seeking the best vision for tomorrow.

M.A. in History at UCM

Explore the depths of history and discover new ways to think about the past.

Social Studiesat UCM

Explore innovative techniques and proven methods for a career in education.

Africana Studies at UCM

Discover multicultural contributions throughout history and inspire change.

Anthropology at UCM

Contribute to the rich diversity of the rapidly changing world.

Department of History and Anthropology

Welcome to the Department of History and Anthropology at the University of Central Missouri.  If you are interested in History or Anthropology, you might begin with the Prospective Students link on the left.  Specific information about our programs and resources for current students are also in this menu. 

As you explore the information about our programs, curriculum, faculty, and student organzations, you'll discover a strong, diverse, and student-oriented department.  Additional areas of study within this discipline are Africana Studies, and Social Studies. Our Department Chair's greeting letter provides an overview of our strengths and what you can expect to find here as a student.


We invite and encourage you to contact us if you're interested in learning more.  Our office address is:


The Department of History and Anthropology
Wood Hall, Room. 136
Ph:  (660) 543-4404


Upcoming Department Events:

  • October 1, 2015 at 4:00 pm in Wood 105 the Created Equal Film Series continues with a screening of Slavery by Another Name. Students will lead the discussion, which includes comments on Michelle Alexander's book The New Jim Crow. Join us for a thoughtful debate!
  • October 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm in W.C. Morris Auditorium, Dr. Allison Robbins presents a talk on music of the WWI era as part of the Great War History Lecture Series.
  • October 22, 2015 Phi Alpha Theta Initiation, 4:00 to 5:30 pm in the JCKL Performance Corner. Dr. Josh Nygren will present a keynote address titled "Why History Matters."


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