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History, B.A.

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  • 48 months
    Duration
Springfield, MA, United States
The History program at AIC provides a comprehensive study ancient, world, Western, African-American, and twentieth century histories, while also providing a rigorous examination of political and economic thought, research and writing, and legal history.
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Overview

Our past informs us — personally, socially, culturally, politically, and ethically. So to truly understand who we are, we must first understand the foundations that shape our world. It is this intellectual insight that provides the best guide for action in an increasingly dynamic and changing society. AIC’s History program provides the course options and intellectual freedom to explore the topics that interest you, while the program’s small class size allows you to work closely with professors to put this knowledge into a personal and professional context.

As a graduate of the program, you’ll have the skills and knowledge needed for a variety of advanced degree programs and careers, including:

  • Education
  • Research and resource management
  • Communication, information, and archival management
  • Law and legislative work
  • Foreign service
  • Public affairs
  • Museums and cultural agencies

Accreditation

The School of Business, Arts & Sciences at American International College have received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation  Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    AIC reviews applications on a rolling basis. Once a complete application is received a decision is typically made within two weeks.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Western Civilization I
  • Western Civilization II
  • World History
  • United States History to 1877
  • United States History since 1877
  • Introduction to Historical Research and Writing
  • Senior Project
  • Introduction to Critical Thinking

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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).

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Official high school transcript
  • Standardized test scores (optional)
  • Letter of recommendation (optional)
  • Personal statement (optional)
  • English proficiency
  • Activities summary
  • Personal interviews

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35680 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    35680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35680 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Springfield

  • 1020 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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