• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #251 (WUR) Albuquerque, NM, United States
An undergraduate major in History provides students with a greatly enriched view of the world around them as well as numerous real-world skills that will prove useful in many professional occupations.
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Overview

An undergraduate major in History provides students with a greatly enriched view of the world around them as well as numerous real-world skills that will prove useful in many professional occupations. The study of History helps us to understand who we are and where we have been. That knowledge, in turn, helps to shape our future choices and directions.

A major in history with its emphasis on research, writing and creative and analytical thought prepares students for graduate study in history and in other fields, or for work in professions such as law, teaching, business, management, and publishing.

Broad Learning Goals

A. Students should understand academic honesty, a concept presented to them in all history classes.

B. Students should understand the basic skills that historians use in research.

C. Students should understand the basic skills that historians use in writing.

D. Students should understand the basic tools of historical analysis.

E. Students should understand the value of diversity.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • History 101-102 (Western Civilization), 
  • History 161-162 (U.S.), 
  • History 181-182 (Latin America), 
  • History 251-252 (Eastern Civilization), 
  • History 260 (History of New Mexico). 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

A minimum of 26 credit hours; 23 credit hours must be in courses acceptable toward graduation.

A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 on all work.

  • Transfer students must have a 2.0 transfer GPA.
  • Continuing UNM students must have a 2.00 institutional GPA.

Demonstrated academic achievement by satisfying the following:

  • Completion of the University Speaking and Writing Core.
  • Completion of the University Mathematics Core.
  • Completion of the University Foreign Language Core.

Completion of Department of History admission coursework with grade of "C" or better:

  • One HIST course at any level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    928 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 928 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    928 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 928 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    269 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 269 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Albuquerque

  • 870 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

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