• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Stephenville, TX, United States
The History program of Tarleton State University is designed to hone your critical thinking, analytical, and writing skills. The study of history is not about memorizing names or dates, it is about understanding the history behind who you are through your ancestry, country origin, etc.
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Moreover, the History program of Tarleton State University will teach you to think critically about the world around you and recognize the underlying motivations of politicians, religious leaders, and social media activists. Studying history is an empowering experience that will teach you the skills necessary to succeed in any career you choose.

Designed With You in Mind

Our faculty and staff members are dedicated to your success. They are nationally recognized experts in their fields who bring their award-winning scholarship into the classroom. Not only will they be your teachers, they will serve as advisors and mentors every step of the way. The History program also offers several social and academic clubs where students are able to interact with their professors outside the classroom.

Program Objectives

  • Expand your knowledge of History and your understanding of its importance in the contemporary world
  • Prepare you for real-world situations and careers
  • Develop critical thinking skills about the world around you
  • Develop your research and writing skills
  • Provide an engaging, interactive, and quality course of study

Career Opportunities

What can you do with a BA in history? The answer is simple: Anything you want! A degree in history is essentially a degree in critical thinking, analysis, problem-solving, research, and writing skills that can be applied in any career field. The most common career paths for history majors include:

  • Business - Entrepreneur
  • Lawyer - Legal Profession
  • Politics - Public Service/span>
  • Researcher
  • Teacher or Professor
  • Professional Writer
  • Museums, Public History Sites, National Park Services

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:

  • The Ancient World
  • Europe in the Middle Ages
  • American Beginnings
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • The Renaissance and Reformation
  • World War II and the Holocaust

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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

  • ApplyTexas application
  • A U.S. $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT test scores
  • Any other items requested by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions based on application answers
  • Proof of English fluency (scores cannot be more than 2 years old as of the first day of the term you are entering)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17448 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    17448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17448 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7174 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7174 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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