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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.

Value-Added Experiences


Faculty in the History and Anthropology Department are also committed to helping student gain valuable work and research experience.  These "value-added" experiences enrich the education and training in the classrooms by extending and applying those lessons in a real-world setting. Projects and internships help you list practical experience on your resume and to meet and network with professionals in the careers that interest you.


Students in our department have gained hands-on work experience in internships and fellowships over the last five years:


  • Arrow Rock State Historical Site
  • Black Archives of Mid-America
  • Johnson Couty Historical Society
  • Knob Noster State Park
  • McClure Archives and Museum
  • National Archives and Records Administration, Kansas City
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum
  • Pioneer Bluffs Historical Ranch
  • Harry S. Truman Historical Site
  • Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum
  • Whiteman Air Force Base

Scholarship and presenting independent research is another opportunity in our department:


Other activities and experiences connected with specific courses include:


  • writing, filming, and producing the This Week in History television series
  • Anthropology Club
  • History Club
  • Phi Alpha Theta