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If you are looking for a program that promotes the awareness of our cultural heritage and the origins, causes, and nature of important national and international issues, institutions and movements, we invite you to join our dynamic team of teachers and learners in an exciting journey to realize your potential and fulfill your promise.

University of Jamestown History Distinctions

At University of Jamestown, you have the opportunity to specialize in a diverse set of History and History-Political Science majors and minors that will allow you to tailor your individual program of study to suit your particular needs, interests, and career aspirations. Distinctions of the University of Jamestown History program include:

  • Two History-related majors complimented by three History-related minors
  • A student community which creates an atmosphere of learning and mutual success
  • Small class sizes with the focus on excellence in teaching and student learning
  • Significant opportunities for international study, hands-on field experience, and co-curricular activities

 

Proven Success

  • Past graduates have been accepted into prestigious law schools throughout the United States.
  • Students pursuing graduate work in history, political science and related fields have been accepted into top graduate universities in the country.
  • 99% average placement rate within six months after graduation for recent graduating seniors
Specific coursework for this major is outlined in the downloadable courses and requirements. Courses & Requirements

Our Academic Catalogs provide information on policies and procedures, the admissions process, programs of study, and degree requirements.

As course offerings can change from semester to semester, working with the Registrar’s office will ensure that your courses are kept on schedule so that you can graduate in four years.

DEPARTMENT CHAIR Joy-Mark-Dr
Mark Joy, PhDProfessor

Certifications/Degrees: PhD, American History, Kansas State University
Teaches: U.S. history surveys, specialized courses in American Religion, the American West, the Civil War and Reconstruction Era, and American Economic History

Email:joy@uj.edu
thomasJohnson-sm Thomas Johnson, PhDProfessor

Certifications/Degrees: PhD, International Relations, American University
Teaches: American Politics, Comparative Government, International Relations, Political Theory, Pre-Law, and Chinese and Indian History

Email:thjohnso@uj.edu
Bratton-Tim Timothy Bratton, PhDProfessor

Certifications/Degrees: PhD, Medieval History & Philosophy of History, Bryn Mawr College
Teaches: Ancient through Modern European History, Islamic History, and Disease in History

Email:bratton@uj.edu
Adjunct Faculty
  • University of Jamestown
    History - Political Science Department
    6045 College Lane
    Jamestown ND, 58405

  • Mark Joy, PhD Professor & Department Chair

    joy@uj.edu