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History - BACHELOR'S (BA)  

CIP CODE 54.0101.00


In addition to three bachelor's degree plans and three undergraduate minors (geography, military history, and the history of technology and science), we offer M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in history. One of only three doctoral programs housed in UTA’s College of Liberal Arts, ours offers students full fellowships, opportunities to teach at the undergraduate level, and research support to assist you in completing your degrees in a timely manner.


History is among the most useful and flexible educational paths you can pursue. Our courses and faculty will help you identify and hone your natural talents; encourage you to develop new skills and abilities; and prepare you to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances while providing opportunities to experience the world from a variety of perspectives and vantage points. An education in history prepares you for a lifetime of personal and professional success.



  • Advancement Officer
  • Business Consultant
  • Government Consulting
  • Historian
  • Lawyer
  • Librarian
  • Marketer
  • Museum Archivist
  • Museum Curator
  • Park Ranger
  • Program Coordinator
  • Researcher
  • Social Policy Researcher
  • Teacher/Professor
  • Writer or Editor


BA History Secondary Social Studies Education Option

The Bachelor of Arts in history with Secondary Social Studies Education Certification consists of 122 hours of coursework (including the University’s basic core, 36 hours of history coursework, 14 hours of foreign language, and 24 hours of education-focused coursework, field experience, and student teaching). This degree plan also incorporates classes in political science, economics, and geography to ensure that graduates are fully prepared in the broader field of social studies. Upon completion of all degree requirements, students will have the opportunity to take the state of Texas Teaching Certification examinations administered by the Texas Education Agency. Students who successfully complete this examination will be certified to teach social studies grades 7-12.

History degree plans

BA Legal History Option

In addition to legal history courses, students pursuing this degree track have the option of choosing from a wide selection of advanced courses in political science, business law, criminal justice, economics, and related fields in the social sciences. Students also have the opportunity to participate in UTA’s highly successful Moot Court, a mock trial program that competes at the state and national levels.

History degree plans


  • Award-winning advisors
  • World-class faculty
  • Courses and programs for every interest
  • Internship opportunities for history majors


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History - BACHELOR'S (BA)

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Department of History

College of Liberal Arts