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Explore the world history and society: past, present, future certificate at UW-Eau Claire

Study our past, explore our present and anticipate our future with a certificate in world history and society: past, present, future from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. 

Offered by the history department, this all-encompassing certificate is an excellent choice for those interested in all things world history. Courses within the program focus on variety of topics, including world politics, causes and forms of conflict, major religions, the rise and fall of empires, growth of international commerce, changes in belief systems and gender structures and so much more. 

With multiple opportunities to study abroad, participate in research projects, immerse yourself in new cultures and join history-focused student organizations, there are countless opportunities to learn and explore. 

Why world history and society: past, present, future at UW-Eau Claire?

Mentoring from diverse faculty. Throughout this certificate program, you'll learn from supportive faculty members from a variety of departments and backgrounds. Our professors have a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and will use it to inspire and motivate you. Here, you won't just be a number. Faculty will know you by name and will do everything they can to help you succeed.

Customized studies. Half of the world history and society certificate is made up of courses chosen by you, allowing you to customize your studies and focus on the topics that best align with your major or career goals. Alongside students who are also interested in history, you'll have countless opportunities to learn, grow and explore through research opportunities, unique projects and meaningful discussions. 

World history and society: past, present, future certificate curriculum

Curriculum throughout this certificate covers history dating back to 10,000 B.C.E along with current and future issues facing society. You will have the opportunity to explore the origins of current world conflicts; learn the basic teachings of the world's major religions; examine the socio-economic realities of women in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East; or even consider the future of global energy. You will make connections between local and global histories while also considering what has changed — and what hasn't — over time.

What classes do world history and society: past, present, future students take?

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Learn more about the world history and society: past, present, future certificate in the UWEC course catalog

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