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History, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
West Hartford, CT, United States
In the History program at University of Hartford you’ll study the rise of American industry and the development of American labor, world wars and America’s growing influence on world affairs, the impact of immigration, the birth and explosive growth of mass culture, and the struggles to extend American democracy to excluded groups.
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Overview

Our Bachelor of Arts in History program at University of Hartford gives you an understanding of themes and context about the experience of the past. Here there is no rote and tedious memorization! Your courses and out of the classroom experiences prepares you for a broad range of careers such as business, law, education, human services, nonprofit organizations, museum work, and the arts.

A majority of your history courses are divided among three geographically distinct fields of concentration: American history, European history, and the history of Asia and the Middle East.

Bachelor of Arts in History students will:

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of modern world history at college level.
  • Analyze, interpret, and critique primary sources.
  • Analyze, interpret, and critique secondary sources.
  • Conduct research on historical subjects in primary and secondary sources.
  • Analyze statistical data, cultural sources, and maps.
  • Make presentations and lead classroom discussions.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with and proper use of digital sources.

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:

  • Civilization since 1500: Making the World Modern 
  • Civilization to 1650: Unfolding of Traditional Civilization 
  • The United States to the Civil War Era 
  • The United States since the Civil War Era 
  • History as Detection: Workshop 
  • Making History 
  • European History
  • Ancient History

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • Web Application - Please complete this online application.
  • The Common Application – Please complete this application if you are attending a High/Prep School in the US or an International School overseas.
  • If English is not your native language you are required to prove that your language ability is meets our minimum standard.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40490 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40490 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for West Hartford

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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