History, B.A. | University of South Dakota | Vermillion, United States
48 months
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12942 USD/year
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About

Follow your curiosity and develop valuable skills as you explore past and present human experiences with the History program from University of South Dakota.

Visit the Visit programme website for more information

Overview

Historians are part sleuth and part research scientist, sharing a curiosity about where we've come from and history's potential to influence where we are going. A blend of the humanities and social sciences, this field both asks and answers questions about human experiences and how people, events and societies of the past inform the present.

At the History program from University of South Dakota , you will develop reading, writing, research and critical thinking skills as you explore past and contemporary human experiences. Your studies may involve a trip to the Aegean Sea to explore ancient and modern Greece via sailboat, or you may delve deep into USD’s unique archives and the largest oral history collection in the region to learn about the past through primary sources such as recorded interviews and newspapers.

Through enriching experiences in and beyond the classroom, you will learn how to use evidence to interpret information, tell stories and make persuasive arguments. This high-quality liberal arts education prepares you for a range of careers, including those in law, education, museums, journalism, marketing, cultural agencies and more.

Internships 

You can build your resume, gain real-world experiences and create a network that serves you for years to come through an internship. USD history majors have interned locally at the South Dakota Oral History Center, the USD Archives and the W. H. Over Museum, the National Music Museum and beyond at centers and organizations like the Dakota Territorial Museum and the South Dakota State Archives. 

Typical internships are taken for three credit hours and require a minimum of 135 verifiable hours of work at the internship site. Three hours of internship credit can be applied to your major or minor requirements. Additional hours may only be applied to graduation requirements. Students must meet all requirements to be eligible to receive credit for an internship. Any exceptions must be approved by the department chair. These requirements are a declared major or minor in history, Native American studies, philosophy or religious studies, successful completion of 12 hours of course work in the major, or 6 hours of course work in the minor, and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • United States History
  • Historical Methods and Historiography
  • World Civilizations
  • Western Civilization
  • Religion in American History
  • Indigenous Women

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
71

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
71

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official high school (secondary school) transcript with grade point average equivalent to 2.6 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency by meeting one of the following.
  • Application Fee
  • Passport
  • Official Statement of Finances 

Tuition Fee

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    12942 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12942 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    12942 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12942 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9432 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9432 USD per year during 48 months.

Minnesota: $20,797

Living costs for Vermillion

1024 - 1781 USD /month
Living costs

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