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Undergraduate Programs

Studying history teaches you how to think, not what to think.

A wide variety of courses gives you the opportunity to focus on what interests you in history while you develop skills that will allow you to analyze and articulate your own interpretations.

Bachelor of Arts in History

The Bachelor of Arts in History is designed for students with a general interest in history, as well as those students who plan on pursuing a career in history-related fields.

Learn more about the History major

More fascinating than fiction, the study of the human past with all of its achievements and tragedies is the centerpiece of a History B.A.. Completing one at UMKC allows you to explore topics of your own interest while simultaneously preparing you for any career that involves understanding and communicating with other people. Requirements and tools for planning your degree can be found in the UMKC Undergraduate Catalogue.

History Minor/ Online History Minor

The history minor provides students with a thorough history background in combination with a major in another academic subject. The online history minor provides students juggling hectic schedules and family obligations with the flexibility to develop an expertise in history. Students can attend courses either online or in a traditional classroom.

Learn more about the History Minor

A minor in history allows students to obtain a strong background in the discipline. The minor is open to all UMKC students and is particularly beneficial to any student wishing to understand more about history. Requirements and tools for planning your minor can be found in the UMKC Undergraduate Catalog.

Learn more about the Online History Minor

Providing a valuable opportunity to develop intellectual passions, interests, abilities, and skills, an online history minor expands educational portfolios and employment opportunities across a wide range of professional careers from education to public service, journalism to law, entrepreneurship to the arts. Requirements and tools for planning your degree can be found in the UMKC Undergraduate Catalog.