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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 2014 (.pdf)

Department News

Delta-Psi Chapter Celebrates Phi Alpha Theta’s  Presence at UU with Red T-Shirt Delta-Psi Chapter Celebrates Phi Alpha Theta’s Presence at UU with Red T-Shirt

Apr 13, 2015 - Members of Union’s Delta-Psi chapter celebrated Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society’s presence at Union University by wearing their custom-designed Phi Alpha Theta T-shirts on April 13, 2015. Delta-Psi’s annual Red T-shirt Spirit Day serves to strengthen the chapter’s esprit de corps and make the university community more aware of Phi Alpha Theta... MORE

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

Mar 18, 2015 - Starting with two tables full of fresh baked goods and other treats, Union’s Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society held its 12th Annual Franco-American Confection and Bake Sale on March18, 2015. The sale began near Barefoots Joe in the Student Union Building, continued in the chapel foyer following the morning chapel service, a... MORE

Phi Alpha Theta Members Attend Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast Phi Alpha Theta Members Attend Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast

Mar 14, 2015 - A group from Union’s Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society attended the 28th Annual Jackson Old Hickory Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast at Andrew Jackson Elementary School on March 14, 2015. The 12 participants from Union had the opportunity to meet both Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist and mayoral candidate Lowe Finney at the breakfast.... MORE

Union Group Attends Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference at Austin Peay State University Union Group Attends Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference at Austin Peay State University

Feb 28, 2015 - Four Union University history department professors joined Phi Alpha Theta student member Faith Bagley in attending the Tennessee Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference at Austin Peay State University (APSU) on February 28, 2015. The faculty members were Drs. Henry Allen, Keith Bates, Stephen Carls, and Terry Lindley. Dr. Alice-Catherine Carls of the ... MORE

Phi Alpha Theta Holds Spring Plenary Meeting and Initiation Phi Alpha Theta Holds Spring Plenary Meeting and Initiation

Feb 24, 2015 - Union’s Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta held its spring plenary meeting and initiation on February 24, 2015. Delta-Psi President Faith Bagley opened the meeting by introducing the incoming Phi Alpha Theta members. She then discussed the chapter’s list of activities for the spring semester and passed out sign-up sheets for the society’s Franco-... MORE

Phi Alpha Theta Sponsors Special Dinner To Launch Its Spring Semester Activities Phi Alpha Theta Sponsors Special Dinner To Launch Its Spring Semester Activities

Feb 15, 2015 - Union’s Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society sponsored a special dinner at Dr. Stephen Carls’s home on February 15, 2015, to launch the group’s spring semester activities. Nineteen people participated in the early bird dinner that included tomato basil soup, beef tenderloin, roasted potatoes, a tossed salad, red velvet cake, M... MORE

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