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History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Watervliet, NY, United States
One-hundred percent of students gain hands-on experience outside of the classroom through internships, teaching or study abroad. Immerse yourself in rigorous curriculum, including the innovative capstone requirement, and discover a career in business, law, government, education and public history in the U.S. and abroad with the History program of Siena College.
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Get ready for small classes, personalized advising, and an innovative, engaging capstone experience. You can customize your curriculum with tracks in American history, non-western history and social studies education. And you'll have the opportunity to apply what your learning to make a difference through service-learning projects ranging from working with local refugee immigrant communities to assisting historical sites with research. Other hallmarks of Siena' history program include a summer scholars program, opportunities to work as a research assistant, as well as travel courses to destinations like Italy, the Netherlands and Russia. An 18-credit minor is also offered.

Your future success

Majors of the History program of Siena College are well-prepared for careers in education, research, communications, business and beyond. Job titles of recent grads include teacher, attorney, researcher, election law analyst, law clerk, career consultant, admissions director, school principal and more.

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:

  • How to Make History
  • The Shaping of the Contemporary World
  • The West and the World to 1500
  • Medieval Europe
  • Latin America: The Colonial Period
  • Modern Britain and the British Empire

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.

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General Requirements

  • Complete an online application
  • Send all transcripts and school results from each secondary school and post-secondary school that you have attended
  • Submit a personal essay of 1-2 pages describing your interest in Siena College and your goals for studying in the United States
  • Submit one letter of recommendation
  • The SAT and ACT are optional
  • Non-native English speakers are required to submit an English proficiency score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19600 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19600 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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