Earn your history degree online at UAF and take your education beyond the textbooks and into the real experience of uncovering the past
As a history major, you’ll learn to critically analyze the problems that have faced human societies throughout time and across geographies, as well as how humans have historically addressed those problems.
History majors learn to communicate effectively, think critically and research intensively — all skills that are highly valued by employers. Our history program will take you beyond the textbooks and into the real experience of uncovering the past, providing a lifelong foundation for professional success and intellectual growth.
The bachelor’s in history includes a rigorous capstone experience in which you’ll have the opportunity to conduct research using primary sources and then present your findings. Another defining aspect of our program is your experience with faculty. Not only will you learn from award-winning professors, you’ll benefit from their close mentorship.
With a special emphasis on America, East Asia, Europe and the North, UAF’s history program provides a solid academic foundation for students in Alaska and around the world.