Program and Degrees

Agriculture Class, 1910UCA Agriculture Class 1910

Undergraduate Programs

The undergraduate program in history at UCA prepares its majors for career opportunities and for advanced course work on the graduate level.  Major requirements are broadly based to expose students to many historical cultures and time periods and also offer opportunities to specialize.  In the process, students develop research, analytical, and communications skills that transform them into historians.


Livestock judging, c1925Livestock judging in front of Old Main c1925

Master's Program

The Department of History Master of Arts seeks to broaden and deepen the student's mastery of the historical discipline.  As such, it is suited to teachers desiring further study in the discipline, to students preparing for entrance into a doctoral program, and to those, who by reason of avocation or vocation, desire a more profound knowledge of history.  The Master of Arts program prepares students for a wide variety of career options ranging from teaching and business to journalism and public service.



Interior of Doyne Hall c1915Doyne Hall, completed in 1913, was the first residence hall on campus and it was exclusively for women.  Note the steam heater in this dorm room and the student's apparel c1915.