Explore History & Geography

Missouri Western’s history and geography programs prepare students for professional life by teaching them to read analytically, think critically, write persuasively and learn comprehensively.

The study of history prepares students for the future by helping them understand the past. History students also learn the process of recording, narrating and interpreting the past via historical method.

Geography enhances our knowledge of the earth and broadens our view of different cultures and societies. It uses tools such as cartography, geographic information systems and quantitative methods to analyze processes that influence the natural and built environments.