Why Should I Study History?

Why should you choose to pursue a degree in history? Because it’s fascinating! A history degree provides you with knowledge and skills to succeed in any career. Understanding the past helps you reflect on and understand the world as it is today. To learn more about the benefits of a history degree, visit the American Historical Association.

Studying History at UA Little Rock

The UA Little Rock Department of History faculty are specialists in their fields. They are award-winning, committed teachers. Our diverse curriculum includes studies about the Ancient World to the present day, and areas from Arkansas, the South, and the United States, to the world beyond. You’ll be taught in small classes, available face-to-face and online, by full-time faculty. You have access to a variety of internship opportunities in the capital city and beyond.

Our Degrees

Careers After Graduation

As a history major, you will learn important skills that are attractive to a wide range of employers. Graduates use these skills in a variety of jobs as educators, researchers, professionals in historical institutions, editors, information managers, advocates, lawyers, and business executives.

Next Steps

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Contact the chair of the Department of History:
Barclay Key, Ph.D.
Stabler Hall, 601J