The history curriculum includes period courses covering America from the colonial era to the present, thematic courses in such areas as imperialism and women’s history, courses in European and Asian history, courses analyzing historic forces shaping the contemporary world, and courses in local and regional history.

Photograph of Dr. Hunter with students John Billimack and Allison BatesUIS undergraduate students can enroll as undergraduate History majors by taking coursework in a physical classroom on the UIS campus, or online via the Internet. Campus-based courses typically meet at the UIS campus in Springfield, Illinois, one or two times weekly for several hours.

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