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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

History Club Initiates Six New  Members at Spring Plenary Meeting History Club Initiates Six New Members at Spring Plenary Meeting

Apr 15, 2014 - The Rutledge Honorary History Club initiated six new members at its spring plenary meeting on April 15, 2014. Club president Charles Snow led the induction ceremony in which the following students took the oath of membership: Haley Dauer, Ashton Hostetler, Kathryn Mitchell, Morgan Moody, Katie Puckett, and Michaela Winter. Other new members who could not attend the init... MORE

Delta-Psi Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta Holds Annual Red T-shirt Day Delta-Psi Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta Holds Annual Red T-shirt Day

Apr 14, 2014 - Union’s Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society held its annual Red T-shirt Spirit Day on April 14, 2014. Chapter members wore their customized Phi Alpha Theta T-shirts to celebrate Phi Alpha Theta’s presence on Union University’s campus and to highlight the chapter’s esprit de corps. As a part of the celebration, Delta-Psi members wearing their spec... MORE

Phi Alpha Theta Sponsors Trip to Discovery Park of America Phi Alpha Theta Sponsors Trip to Discovery Park of America

Apr 12, 2014 - Union’s Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta sponsored a field trip to Discovery Park of America in Union City, Tennessee, on April 12, 2014. Fourteen students and faculty participated in this activity which began with their departure from Union’s campus at 8:45 a.m. They were met at the park by Assistant Education Director Chris Gunlefinger who provided them with infor... MORE

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

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