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Accelerator program - Teaching of History (BA), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


In addition to the foundation set of skills and competencies you will gain in any liberal arts and science major, there are also unique skills and perspectives you gain from your Accelerator program - Teaching of History (BA) at University of Illinois at Chicago.

Review the list below to learn more:

  • Facilitate instruction and differentiate to many audiences and learning styles
  • Ability to synthesize and communicate information to a diverse range of populations
  • Ability to work in a team structure and collaborate on concepts, content, and engagement strategies
  • Strengthening of analytical and evaluation skills ranging from summative to formative assessments
  • Utilization of technology to educate and engage audiences
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong demonstration of problem solving skills and ability to adapt quickly
  • Strengthening of interpersonal and advocacy skills

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The World Since 1400: Converging Worlds, New Circulations 
  • Topics in World History
  • Western Civilization to 1648 
  • Western Civilization Since 1648
  • Early America: From Colonization to Civil War and Reconstruction 
  • Modern America: From Industrialization to Globalization

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Your secondary school transcript and a certified English translation if your original transcript is not in English
  • If you have graduated already, include your secondary school diploma and a certified English translation if your original diploma is not in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24805 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 2 Semesters: $24,805–$32,000 (USD)
  • 3 Semesters: $40,000 (USD)

Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 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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