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The Department of History and Philosophy’s mission is to provide an outstanding undergraduate education by offering an appealing and appropriate array of courses taught by devoted faculty who care deeply about students, individualized, one-on-one academic advising, and opportunities to enhance one’s educational experience through internships, faculty-led travel-study, and advanced research and writing. 

The History faculty embrace and model principles of academic integrity, equality and diversity, tolerance and inclusion, by exposing students to a variety of interpretations and specializations in the fields of history and philosophy. With challenging curricula designed to emphasize critical examination, informed expression, ethical awareness, and an advanced understanding of how people, events, and ideas of the past influence the present and future, the Department of History and Philosophy from University of Tennessee Martin prepares students for life as productive, responsible citizens with skills integral to a broad range of careers and the ability to pursue a graduate education in the fields of history, philosophy, law, teaching, and theology.

Career options:

Public history offers another whole range of jobs, in archives (government, libraries, museums, businesses), library and information services, museums, contract work and consulting (business history, industrial history, community history, citations for the National Registry of Historic Sites, grant writing, urban history, oral history, historic preservation, historical administration, local history, and material culture).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

History majors from University of Tennessee Martin are expected to:

  • Identify major events, movements, people, and cultures in their historical context and how these relate to the present.
  • Analyze and differentiate between primary and secondary sources and understand the appropriate uses for both.
  • Develop research skills that promote the acquisition of historical knowledge and emphasize interpretation.
  • Apply critical analysis in the evaluation of competing interpretations and the development of informed argument.
  • Produce research-based writing projects that demonstrate historical methodology and proper documentation.
  • English Language Requirements

    This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

    General Requirements

    • Complete the Admissions Application online: 
    • Submit the $30 application fee when you complete the application (
    • Send your official high school transcript to the UT Martin Office of Admissions.
    • Send us your official ACT and/or SAT scores. 
    • Upon graduation, request that a final high school transcript be sent to the Admissions Office. If you received a GED, request a GED transcript be sent to UT Martin
    • If you have completed dual credit coursework while in high school, have a copy of your official dual credit transcript sent to the UT Martin Admissions Office directly from the college where you earned the credit. *Not required if your dual credit was taken with UT Martin*

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      11410 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 11410 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      7458 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 7458 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • In-State

      4438 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 4438 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for Martinez

    • 900 - 1400 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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