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History Factsheet

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.

Specific coursework for this major is outlined can be Viewed Here or downloaded here.

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.

John Weinzierl, PhDAssistant Professor of History

Certifications/Degrees: MA, PhD from Florida State University

More information about the chair.

Certifications/Degrees: PhD, American History, Kansas State University


Certifications/Degrees: PhD, International Relations, American University

  • University of Jamestown
    History - Political Science Department
    6045 College Lane
    Jamestown, ND 58405

  • Mark Joy, PhD Professor

    joy@uj.edu | PH: 701-252-3467 ext. 5640