- Scholarships: There are many scholarship opportunities available specifically for History students.
- Internships: The Department of History highly encourages students to incorporate internships into their course of study. Internships are looked on favorably by both employers and graduate schools.
- Study Abroad: UIS and the Department of History strongly encourage students to study abroad and have designed degree programs to incorporate study abroad experiences. Financial Aid can be applied to study abroad.
- Teacher Certification: History is one of the most sought after degrees for students who seek to specialize in social studies.