History

Overview

Students choose to study History at UTA for many different reasons. Some have a passion for learning and creating. Others enjoy analyzing evidence, forming their own arguments, and engaging in spirited debate. All are curious about the world around them and want to understand how it came to be.

Journey across time and place, explore diverse societies and cultures, discover the connections that link present to past, and make your own History!

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Degrees

  • History - BA, MA
  • History (Pre-Law Option) - BA
  • History with Secondary Social Studies Teacher Certification - BA
  • History with Secondary History Teacher Certification - BA
  • Transatlantic History - PhD

What Will I Learn?

  • History of ideas about disability, the historical lives of people with disabilities, and the history of disability policy
  • Geographical perspectives
  • Mapmaking
  • Geographic research
  • Ecological change
  • Conservation movements
  • Artistic and literary interpretations of landscape and nature

Example Courses

  • Physical Geography
  • Human Geography
  • Reading the Landscape
  • Environmental History of the United States
  • The Spatial Humanities

All Major Courses

Career Opportunities

  • Anthropologist
  • Geographer
  • Historian
  • Elementary Teacher
  • Secondary Teacher
  • Higher Education Lecturer
  • Archivist
  • Lawyer
  • Librarian

OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE *

$35,966

1st year

$50,891

5th year

$54,731

10th year

* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT (2017)

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Join the Maverick family and get started on your future.

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Contact Department

Website:
History

Phone:
817-272-2861

Address:
202 University Hall