The Department of History offers students interested in discovering the past and learning critical research and analysis skills a variety of options to best pursue their career goals. Faculty offer courses in a broad array of chronological and geographic areas, including the United States, Latin America, Medieval and Modern Europe, the Ancient World, China, Japan, India, and Africa. Additionally, faculty offer courses in their thematic specializations including Diplomatic, Legal, Military, Urban, Nationalism/Colonialism, Race/Ethnicity, Women's, Environmental, Cultural, and Public History.
Undergraduate students can choose from several degree possibilities:
- Bachelor of Arts in History (Liberal Arts)
- Bachelor of Arts in History (Teaching)
- Minor in History
- Public History Minor
Interested in preparing for law school as a History student? Click here to learn more about UNI’s 3+3 partnerships with Drake University Law School and the University of Iowa College of Law.
The Department of History also offers programs for graduate students:
Certificate in Museum Studies
The Department of History also offers the opportunity for students to earn a program certificate in Museum Studies.
Click on each program link for more information on each degree.