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History

Heighten your awareness of your cultural heritage, as well as your knowledge of the origins and causes of crucial national and international issues, institutions, and movements. Discover what has made our world the way it is today.

  • Small class sizes
  • A student community that creates an atmosphere of learning and mutual success.
  • Rigorous, interesting classes in a comfortable setting.
  • Opportunities for International Study, hands-on field experience, and co-curricular activities.
  • Directed and independent study opportunities in advanced and specialized topics.
  • Training in critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, open-mindedness, research, reflective thinking, and problem solving.
  • Attentive faculty invested in the success of their students.
  • High acceptance rate into graduate and law schools.
PERSONALIZE YOUR DEGREE

Choose between two History-related majors and three History-related minors.

Gain real-life experience – all before your graduate.


Internships

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through internships of a semester or more in length. Some previous internships include: interpreters/curators, frontier soldier re-enactors, law interns, archaeology interns, and congressional interns.


Career Options
  • Sociologist
  • History Professor
  • Social Welfare Administrator
  • Lobbyist
  • Congressional Aide
  • Archivist

READY TO
TAKE THE
NEXT STEP?

98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

34K-194K

Expected salary range for a graduate
with a degree in history2Based on data from “FOCUS 2 CAREER 2



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
Hist 207 The United States to 1865 (3)
Hist 208 The United States Since 1865 (3)
Hist 291 Western Civilization I (3)
Hist 292 Western Civilization II (3)
Hist 340 Historiography and the Historical Profession (3)
Hist 480 Senior Seminar in History (3)

Plus three of the following courses:
Hist 301 Selected Readings or Topics in U.S. Studies (3)
Hist 303 Civil War and Reconstruction (3)
Pols 311 Federal Indian Policy (3)
Hist/Educ 312 North Dakota History (3)
Hist/Rel 316 Religion in American History (3)
Hist 331 American West (3)
Pols 342 American Foreign Policy (3)
Hist 391 American Economic History (3)
Hist 450 Internship in History (if area involved is U.S.) (3)

Course

Title (credits)
Plus three of the following courses:
Hist
Hist
222
322
History of the Middle East (3)
Pols 225 Comparative European Governments (3)
Hist
Hist
244
344
19th Century Europe (3)
Hist
Hist
254
354
Evolution of War (3)
Hist
Hist
262
362
History of China (3)
Hist
Hist
264
364
The French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon (3)
Hist
Hist
268
368
History of India (3)
Hist
Hist
274
374
History of Medicine (3)
Hist 301 Special Readings or Topics in non-U.S. Studies (3)
Hist 304 Medieval Europe (3)
Hist 305 Ancient Near East (3)
Hist 306 Renaissance and Reformation (3)
Hist 307 Ancient Greece (3)
Hist 308 Ancient Rome (3)
Hist 320 Europe, 1900 to Mid-Century (3)
Pols 335 European Union (3)
Hist 450 Internship in History (if area involved is non-U.S.) (3)

Total Semester Credits Required: 36




OURPeople
John Weinzierl
John Weinzierl, PhD
Department Chair
Assistant Professor of History
701-252-3467 ext. 5022
john.weinzierl@uj.edu
Committed to helping you succeed — both in and out of the classroom


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