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To succeed in the future, you must first understand the past. The ability to place events or developments in context of the past is useful, as well as rewarding. A thorough understanding of history has proven relevant to a broad array of professions, whether it is business, law, education, finance, or communications. A major in history may lead to a career in education, museums, preservation, writing, civil service, or social service.

History Institutional Course Guides

The following links are for Institutional Course Guides which detail expected learning outcomes, outlines of topics, and methods of instruction and evaluation:

HST103  U.S. History I to Reconstruction
HST103H  Honors U.S. History I
HST104    U.S. History II from Reconstruction
HST104H  Honors U.S. History II
HST201    Ancient/Medieval Civilization
HST202    Renaissance to Early Modern Europe
HST203    Modern Europe
HST205    African-American History
HST210    Asian Civilization
HST230    Women in American History
HST240    Missouri History

History Academic Plan The Academic Plan is a semester-by-semester plan for the full-time college-ready student. Part-time students should work with an advisor to customize the map to fit individual needs.

Meet the History Faculty


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