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Welcome to the department of history website. In addition to a two-semester core class in world civilization, the department offers courses in American, European, Latin American, and church history. There are also history internships, a History and Historians course that focuses on historical methodology, and a senior seminar that provides an in-depth research and writing experience. Students may choose history as a major or minor.

Academic Update - Fall 2013 (.pdf)

Department News

Phi Alpha Theta Holds Annual Franco-American Confection and Bake Sale Phi Alpha Theta Holds Annual Franco-American Confection and Bake Sale

Mar 21, 2014 - Union’s Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society held its 10th Annual Franco-American Confection and Bake Sale on March 21, 2014. The sale started near Barefoots Joe at 8:30 a.m., shifted to the chapel foyer from 10:45 a.m. to 11:10 a.m., and had its last stop by the Lexington Inn between 11:20 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The event was highly successful, as the... MORE

Phi Alpha Theta Members Attend Jackson Old  Hickory Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast Phi Alpha Theta Members Attend Jackson Old Hickory Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast

Mar 15, 2014 - A group of 12 people representing Union University’s Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society attended the Jackson Old Hickory Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast on March 15, 2014. They convened at 8:00 a.m. at Andrew Jackson Elementary School, met several Rotary Club members, and enjoyed pancakes, sausage, and bacon together. At the end of the break... MORE

Delta-Psi Chapter Members Attend Phi Alpha Theta  Conference at Tennessee Tech University Delta-Psi Chapter Members Attend Phi Alpha Theta Conference at Tennessee Tech University

Feb 22, 2014 - Eight members of Union University’s Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society attended the Tennessee Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville on February 22, 2014. Dr. Alice-Catherine Carls of the University of Tennessee at Martin also traveled with the Union contingent to the conference. Four student... MORE

Phi Alpha Theta Inducts Five New Members at Spring Initiation/Plenary Meeting Phi Alpha Theta Inducts Five New Members at Spring Initiation/Plenary Meeting

Feb 18, 2014 - The Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society inducted five new members at its spring initiation/plenary meeting on February 18, 2014. Chapter Vice President Charles Snow conducted the initiation ceremony. The new inductees included Allen Bradley, Sarah Carroll, Hannah Jones, Kelly Rawls, and Kensie Zills. Chapter President Gracie Wise led the bus... MORE

Delta-Psi Chapter Delegation Attends Phi Alpha Theta Convention in Albuquerque Delta-Psi Chapter Delegation Attends Phi Alpha Theta Convention in Albuquerque

Jan 5, 2014 - Nine people made up Union’s Delta-Psi chapter delegation at the biennial convention of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on January 2-5, 2014. Led by Dr. Stephen Carls, the local participants included six student paper presenters and three faculty members. All told, some 450 people made presentations at the convention, and attendees came ... MORE

Carls Elected National President of Phi Alpha Theta Carls Elected National President of Phi Alpha Theta

Jan 4, 2014 - Dr. Stephen Carls was officially elected national president of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society on January 4, 2014, the final day of formal activities at the society’s biennial convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The election took place at the organization’s morning business meeting. That same evening, outgoing president Robert Carriker of Gonzaga University han... MORE

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