What majors and minors are offered?
Why should I choose Missouri Western’s program?
What type of graduate schools and programs are your graduates attending?
What are the admission requirements for the program?
As a high school student, how should I prepare for this program?
What is the typical class size?
How much individualized attention can I expect in your department?
How do students work together with faculty?
What student organizations are available?
Does the department have any direct interaction with the community?
The department is committed to the development of a strong academic culture on campus through its sponsorship of special lectures, events, and seminars on topics in the areas of history and geography. Independent student research and presenations at a variety of regional and national venues are encouraged and supported by the department.
Expanding the realm of students’ experiences beyond the limits imposed by their own life span and mobility is the focus of the History program. Faculty members are committed to developing a historical consciousness among our students. Geography faculty members help students develop skills in spatial reasoning, analyzing complex situations, and trends, and drawing logical inferences from these analyses.
Other recent graduates of our programs are pursuing law degrees at the following law schools - University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Missouri-Kansas City, and University of Oregon.
General studies courses in Geography range in size from 45 to 55 students. Upper-level courses in Geography range in size from 10 to 15 students.
Our majors all have faculty advisors within our department to help them in planning their academic schedules from entry through graduation. Faculty members provide student instructors and/or student tutors to assist those students who want extra help.Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society, a chapter of the national History honors society.