Sherri Cash, Ph.D.
Chair, History and International Studies
102 DePerno Hall

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Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences

Studying History: The UC Advantage

Utica College's history program offers remarkable breadth and flexibility. As a history major, you will work closely with our extremely accomplished faculty as you explore the discipline through scholarship and real-world learning experiences.

Learning at UC

First among these is the College's highly regarded History Project, a two-semester program in primary research with the opportunity to have your original work featured in the Project's annual publication.


The major in history is designed for students who seek an understanding of the human condition through its historical development. The curriculum provides foundational learning in American and world history with opportunities for focused, upper-level coursework and research in:
  • U.S. History
  • European History
  • Non-Western History
For specific program details, see academic requirements >

Program Student Learning Goals

Career Outcomes

Studying history at Utica College helps you lay the foundation for a rewarding career in a broad spectrum of fields, including:

  • Public service and government
  • Teaching
  • Law
  • Library science
…and other fields. UC history alumni have taken leadership positions at:
  • Washington Trust Bank
  • UGL Unicco
  • New York State Department of Law
  • George Mason University
  • Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Aviation