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History, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
History is the study of the past. Historians explain how human relationships have changed over time. They are storytellers whose narratives are rooted in reality, and specific to a time and place. They are also scientists who weigh evidence, test theories and search for truth.The History bachelor program is offered by Manhattan College.

Overview

Studying History at Manhattan College gives you access to a breadth of historical subjects. Our classes examine topics including:

  • Sports history
  • The French Revolution
  • Eastern Europe
  • Latin America
  • Women and gender
  • New York City
  • The Crusades
  • The Civil War
  • Japan
  • The Holocaust

You will learn directly from the experts on these topics. Our faculty members study everything from the American West to East Asia and the Ancient World to the modern United States. They engage with you and are accessible in and out of class.

As a history major, you will learn to:

  • Think critically about the past
  • Write clear, rigorous and engaging prose
  • Organize evidence
  • Analyze complicated patterns
  • Conduct oral histories and archival histories
  • Study culture and society

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 included:

  • History Seminar
  • American Civilization
  • Roots: History
  • History of the Ancient World
  • United States Through 1876
  • United States Since 1876
  • Great Issues American History
  • World History to 1600
  • World History Since 1600
  • Hispanic America
  • History of the American Economy

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.4

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.4 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

  • 1. Official High School Transcript
  • 2. SAT and/or ACT Scores: Critical reading and math sections of the SAT are reviewed during the admissions process.
  • 3. Recommendation Letter: One letter of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor is required. You may submit up to three academic letters. 
  • 4. Personal Essay: You must submit a brief personal statement or college essay. This essay should be roughly 500 words.
  • 5. $75 Non-Refundable Application Fee
  • 6.International students whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency by submitting official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)  or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40400 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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