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History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Chicopee, MA, United States
History from Elms College majors contemplate the interplay of the past, present, and future. They challenge commonly accepted knowledge by re-evaluating what counts as fact and what constitutes fiction. 
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At History from Elms College you will creatively apply skills in academic research, analysis, and communication to reveal new insights into historical realities.

Through careful analysis of primary documents, material culture, and scholarly works, you will cultivate the methods and mindsets that make for an effective historian. You also have the flexibility to focus your studies on topics that appeal to you, whether that involves a specific time period, region, cultural phenomenon, or critical methodology.

Graduates with History from Elms College will be able to:

  • Develop content for museums, historical societies, and cultural centers. Educating the public is a fulfilling way to link your knowledge of history with social outreach. Museum curators and researchers work together to create visually engaging, informative exhibits.
  • Publish your ideas. History majors develop incisive writing and speaking skills, as well as proficiency in crafting arguments and supporting their ideas with research. With the right idea, you can start a blog, podcast, or video series, sharing your unique take on history with the world.
  • Teach in an academic setting. Double majoring in education gives you a jump start on creating lesson plans, gaining student teaching experience, and passing your MTELs. You can also apply to master’s and Ph.D. programs if you want to become an expert in your field and teach at the college level.
  • Translate your liberal arts skills to a related field. Knowing how to trace relationships between the past and present gives you an invaluable perspective for shaping the future. Majoring in history can prepare you for careers in law, politics, business, publishing, marketing, communications, and more.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling admission for national students

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World History to 1500
  • World History since 1500
  • Modern American History
  • Early American History

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.

General Requirements

  • Fill out the Common Application or the Elms Application.
    • Submit your optional application items, such as your essay, letters of recommendation, or test scores (SAT I or ACT).
    • Submit your official high school transcript or GED/HiSet scores. High school transcripts must be accompanied by an official English translation.
    • Submit proof of English Proficiency: TOEFL iBT OR IELTS.
    • Medical documentation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36596 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36596 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36596 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36596 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Chicopee

  • 1006 - 2090 USD/month
    Living Costs

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