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Department of History
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Rarick Hall 344
Phone: 785-628-4248
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Undergraduate Degrees in History

Considering pursuing an undergraduate degree in History? At Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS), you can earn a degree or certificate from a highly respected program with its roots firmly set in a rich historical landscape. The Department of History offers two undergraduate degrees, a minor in history, and a certificate in Public History. All undergraduate degrees are

Bachelor of Arts in History Degree

The B.A. in History degree not only offers you a broad survey of US history, world civilization and historical research methodologies, but also allows you to delve deeply into specialized areas of study, such as the American West, Latin America and Russian history.

View a sample program of study for the BA in History degree. (On-Campus only)

Bachelor of Arts in History and Teacher Education Degree

Do you want to share your passion for history with future generations? The award-winning B.A. in History and Teacher Education degree combines in-depth history courses with the education courses you need to inspire the next generation in the classroom.

View a sample program of study for the BA in History - Teacher Education degree. (On-Campus only)

Minor in History

If you like history but wish to choose another major on campus, consider earning a minor in history, which only requires 21 hours of approved history courses.

Learn more about all of the undergraduate courses in history available at Fort Hays State University. (On-Campus or Online)

Certificate Program

As an undergraduate, you can earn a nine-hour certificate in public history in addition to your BA in History program, which gives you deeper insight into this growing field of history.

To learn more about the courses required for the Certificate in Public History, contact Dr. Juti Winchester.

Below, tell us a bit about yourself and we'll send you an information packet -- the first step to finding a rewarding career in History.

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