• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Indianapolis, IN, United States
The Department of History at the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis offers students the opportunity to better understand the human social condition through the systematic study of the human past. Courses include history of the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and history of science and technology. 
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Overview

The History major from the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis  not only provides opportunities to serve the avocational interest of the liberal arts student, but also provides a foundation for continued work at the graduate level. 

Courses in history serve the student admirably in fulfilling the tradition of a liberal education. They also provide a solid basis for professional training in fields such as law, business, environmental affairs, historic preservation, public administration, and government.

Learning Outcomes 

Students completing the History B.A. program will achieve the following:

  • Build historical knowledge
  • Develop historical methods
  • Recognize the complex and provisional nature of historical knowledge
  • Apply the range of skills it takes to decode the historical record because of its incomplete, complex and contradictory nature
  • Create historical arguments and narratives
  • Use historical perspective in the practice of active citizenship

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Sport and Competition in the Ancient World
  • China Past and Present: Culture in Continuing Evolution
  • World Geography
  • Perspectives on the World to 1800
  • Perspectives on the World since 1800
  • History of Western Civilization 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Submit your application and essay
  • Pay the application fee or request a fee waiver
  • Have your test scores sent to IUPUI
  • Have your official high school transcript sent to IUPUI
  • Have official transcripts from any dual-credit or college courses sent to IUPUI (if applicable)
  • Submit credentials for any education completed outside the U.S. (if applicable)
  • Complete the Prior Conduct Information and Release form (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33347 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33347 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33347 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33347 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9944 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Indianapolis

  • 1017 - 1930 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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