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History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Elizabeth, NJ, United States
A History programme at Kean University exposes students to diverse perspectives and enhances cultural understanding. History majors develop research, writing, and critical thinking and analytical skills that are valued in every sector of the job market.
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At Kean, majors of the History program at Kean University benefit from access to Liberty Hall Museum, the Kean University Archives and Special Collections, and the wealth of historical artifacts available right on campus. Alongside their professors, archives and primary source documents to recreate the past and understand major events within their historical context.

Our graduates work in education, museums, government, business, and law.  Our alumni pursue graduate study in law schools and graduate schools around the country.

What You Learn

You study history in different contexts to understand how the lessons of the past can inform us today. You can also choose to pursue degree tracks in education and pre-law--tracks that are designed with your career interests in mind.

  • Conduct original research in our MakeHistory@Kean history lab
  • Understand how to think critically and communicate effectively in the modern world
  • Create history using new media for websites and podcasts
  • Collaborate with classmates and faculty across disciplines on cutting-edge projects
  • Intern at area museums, archives and government offices
  • You can pursue your degree at Kean Ocean in Toms River. A minor in history is also available for students who want to enhance their education but plan to focus their studies in another field.

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:
  • History of Western Civ 
  • United States History to 1877
  • World Civilization
  • US History 1877 to present

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.

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  • 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

  • Prospective students will need to submit an official high school transcript upon graduation to enroll at Kean. 
  • All applicants are required to submit an official high school transcript to be considered for admission. The transcript must indicate 16 college preparatory courses including (4) English, (3) Mathematics, (2) History, (2) Lab Sciences, (2) years of the same foreign language and (3) approved electives in social studies, science or mathematics. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12445 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12445 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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