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History, Bachelor

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Essex, MD, United States
Studying history will help you to understand the ideas, people, and problems that have shaped the world we live in. Looking to the past for guidance, you’ll find that history has a lot to tell us about the present. The History program at Gordon College will help you trace the trajectories of past civilizations while contextualizing the “big questions” of today.
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Why study the History program at Gordon College?

Boston's historic North Shore in the heart of New England offers extraordinary beyond-the-classroom learning opportunities—historical sites, libraries, museums and more. Led by faculty skilled in ancient and medieval history, early Christianity, museum studies and American history, you will cover a range of subjects yet have time to concentrate on the parts of history that interest you most. 

What careers can I pursue with a history major?

History majors learn to do research thoroughly, think critically, and write effectively. Many pursue graduate work in a variety of professional and academic fields. From a preservationist at a museum to a public official, history helps give the depth needed to do any job well, including:

  • Museum administrator
  • Lawyer
  • Teacher or professor
  • Clergy
  • Librarian
  • Think tank researcher
  • Archivist
  • Journalist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    40 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Colloquium in Historiography 
  • International Seminar: History of Ancient and Modern Greek Culture and Christianity in the Aegean 
  • Advanced Seminar: American History 
  • Advanced Seminar: Modern European History 
  • Advanced Seminar: Medieval and Early Modern History 
  • Advanced Seminar: Ancient History 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Schedule your admissions interview

Your admissions interview may be conducted by phone or Skype. The interview gives us a chance to get to know you better. To schedule an interview, email your admissions counselor three dates and times that are convenient for you. 

  • The $50 application fee has been waived for international applicants.
  • Send us your reference

Academic Reference

If you provided an email address for your academic references on your application, the Academic Reference form will be sent directly to that person. 

  • Mail your scores

a. Your official academic records

These must be received from all secondary school(s). 

b. Your SAT, ACT, TOEFL, or IELTS results.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38650 USD/year
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  • National

    38650 USD/year
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Living costs for Essex

  • 1369 - 2320 USD/month
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