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American Studies Education, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Springfield, FL, United States
The American Studies Education major at Springfield College will provide you with in-depth knowledge of history, society, politics, and culture, allowing you to better understand the world around you and how you can contribute to it.
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Overview

Students who major in American Studies Education at Springfield College are well prepared for graduate school or careers in areas including education, public administration, research, public health, government and law, marketing and public relations, museum and documentary filmmaking, and writing.

Careers and Internships

Students in the American Studies major find success in a variety of roles, including working in education and marketing. Many also go on to further their studies in programs focused on teaching or policy.

In a survey of our 2014-15 graduates, 100 percent of American studies majors who responded reported being employed or in graduate school.

Sample Employers

Our graduates have gone on to work at the following places.

  • Bernard Henry Elementary School, Enfield, Conn. (Teacher)
  • Boland Elementary School, Springfield, Mass. (Teacher)
  • Breakthrough Magnet School, Hartford, CT (Paraprofessional)
  • Cape Cod Sea Camps, Brewster, Mass. (Assistant Director)
  • Center Street School, Longmeadow, Mass. (Teacher)
  • Gerena Community School, Springfield, Mass. (Teacher)
  • Great Oak School, Danvers, Mass. (Special Education Teacher)
  • Horace Greely High School, Chappaqua, N.Y. (Teacher's Assistant)
  • Loretta Elementary School, Jacksonville, Fla. (Teacher)
  • Manhattanville College, Purchase, N.Y. (Head Men's Lacrosse Coach)
  • MassMutual, Springfield, Mass. (Customer Service Rep)
  • Mystic, Conn. (Educational Support Supervisor)
  • Northwest Village School, Plainville, Conn. (Assistant Teacher)
  • Ocean View Elementary School, Norfolk, Va. (Teacher)
  • Wake County Schools, Raleigh, N.C. (Teacher)
  • William Seach School, Weymouth, Mass. (Teacher)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Springfield College accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis but international students should apply as soon as possible.

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • American Art 1700-1900 
  • American Literature
  • Colonial America to the Civil War 
  • The Civil War to Modern America 
  • Introduction to American Government 
  • Religion in America 
  • African American Literature
  • Native American Literature 
  • Asian American Literature 
  • Women and Literature 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    523

    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

To apply to Springfield College, submit the following items.

  • $50 application fee or fee waiver
  • Essay 
  • SAT/ACT Scores 
  • Official High School Transcript 
  • One Academic Reference

For international Students

  • Submit your application through the Common Application online or a paper application.
  • Complete the Springfield College member screen questions and pay the application fee.
  • Submit Official Transcript(s) in English.
  • Submit proof of English proficiency.
  • Submit completed Dean’s Report Form (for transfer students only).
  • Financial Guarantee Form and $1,000 tuition deposit. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Springfield

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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