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Bachelor's Degree in History

University of Mount Union
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Program description

Bachelor's Degree in History

The Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Mount Union provides a foundation for students’ futures. Our faculty invite students to explore, through close textual analysis, a broad range of historical themes, ideas, and peoples. History faculty work with students to develop students’ research, writing, and oral communication skills, as well as to grow as independent, critical thinkers.

Admission requirements

GPA requirement: 2.5 (except for nursing, that requirement is a 3.3)

English proficiency (one of the following):

  • TOEFL: 61 iBT
  • IELTS: 5.5
  • PTE: 55

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Program content

  • Western Civilization I
  • Western Civilization II
  • Asian Civilization
  • Special Topics in History
  • The Historian’s Craft
  • Museum Studies
  • Colonial America
  • Nineteenth Century United States
  • Progressive Movement in American History, 1880 to 1945
  • United States Since 1945
  • The Middle East
  • East Europe
  • History of Africa
  • Problems of Developing Nations
  • Women in East Asia
  • East Asia to 1800
  • East Asia and the United States in Historical Perspectives
  • African-American History
  • American Women’s History
  • History of Civil Rights Movements in the U.S.
  • Special Topics in History
  • Renaissance and Reformation
  • Early Modern Europe
  • Revolutionary Europe
  • Contemporary Europe
  • Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Medieval Europe
  • Modern China
  • Southeast Asia
  • Modern Japan
  • Modern Russia
  • Special Topics in History
  • Seminar in Western History
  • Seminar in Asian History
  • Independent Study in History
  • Honors Thesis/Project
  • Internship

Scholarships & funding

A Mount Union education is accessible to students of all backgrounds thanks to the university's robust scholarship and grant offerings. There are several state and federal options available to assist you, as well as many Mount Union awards that are specific to your career at the university. For more information, please visit the Mount Union website. 

Qualification

Upon completion of this program, students will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Learning objectives

Successful students who complete the history degree program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to read and write as students of history, which means that they will be able to comprehend written material, describe the relevant issues, understand the basic arguments, and then defend their own positions.
  • Show their familiarity with major events, personalities, and issues related to the period being studied.
  • Approach the literature critically, analyzing and synthesizing information to answer or produce arguments, and counter-arguments within the field.
  • Address the historiography of the topic, which means that they will be able to think critically about the issues and how other historians have interpreted them.
  • Use historical data to make judgments on historical topics.

Career opportunities

Our history major program will provide you with skills in historical research and analysis, an understanding of the past and in-depth knowledge of specific historical periods. As part of our history major requirements, you will explore U.S. history while also developing an appreciation of other peoples and cultures. This enhancement of your multicultural understanding will prepare you for a variety of history careers. You’ll also be prepared to continue your education in a variety of graduate programs or at law schools across the nation. No matter what your path, you will be primed for future success after obtaining a history degree from the University of Mount Union.

Common careers include:

  • Education
  • Law and government
  • Business management
  • Writing
  • Research

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About this institute

University of Mount Union

University of Mount Union

The University of Mount Union, a private Midwestern institution founded in 1846, offers rigorous and relevant academic programs that are grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s students can select from broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors. Known for its...


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Why study at University of Mount Union

Mount Union is a small institution. We are proud to offer small class sizes, all taught by professors. More than 80% of our faculty have terminal degrees in their fields of study. This gives our students a chance to research and learn alongside our talented faculty in their academic fields. We are proud that 98% of our students find jobs in less than 3 months after graduating with their Mount Union degree!

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University of Mount Union

1972 Clark Avenue
44601 Alliance Ohio
United States of America

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