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History

How we shine...
We have secured participation in a grant to host and teach at Teaching American History (TAH) Institute
Dr. Terry Jones, textbook author, is highly regarded nationally as a leading Civil War historian
Who to contact in History
Dr. Monica Bontty,
Dept. Head & Graduate Coordinator
bontty@ulm.edu

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History

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Online
Master of Arts (M.A.)
Master of Arts (M.A.) - Online

About History...
Whatever your interests, you will be able to find them addressed in our courses and programs. Where history courses will comprise the bulk of your program, the department offers other areas of study in order to broaden your horizons and sharpen your mind.

What you can do with this degree:
Education, Foreign Affairs, Journalism, Law, International Banking, Public Relations, Publishing, Counseling, State and Federal Civil Service.

What careers have our graduates pursued?
Business, Education, Public Service

"Now I am forced to be truly independent"
-Tara Kester,
History Major (Master's Program)

Check out some of our learning opportunities:
History offers a winter session course in the following cities: Cairo, Athens, Paris and London

Take advantage of online learning.
All core history courses are available online.

Get involved beyond the classroom:
Phi Alpha Theta, AWA (Ancient World Association)

Student resources include
ULM’s Library Special Collections that houses the Bateman Military History Collection and the Gilhula-Breard Civil War Collection

Where are our faculty's interests?
The ULM History department has specialists who focus on fields not generally duplicated by historians at other Louisiana universities. Dr. Bontty is the state’s only public university Egyptologist; Dr. Anderson is Louisiana’s only African-American historian focusing on the study of hoodoo and voodoo; Dr. Carpenter is the only Native American specialist working in northern Louisiana; Dr. Blackburn is one of only a few experts on Polish history in the South and offers one of the few Holocaust courses in Louisiana; Dr. Jones is a leading expert in the field of Civil War history; Dr. Brown has published work on the U.S. Army’s occupation of Austria following World War II.