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American Studies Education, B.Sc.

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Springfield, FL, United States
The American Studies Education program at the Springfield College will help you to become an elementary school teacher through the American studies education major. Students start by immersing themselves in American studies classes, where they acquire an understanding of American thought, institutions, and culture, utilizing a historical and cultural approach.
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Overview

Students from the American Studies Education program at the Springfield College will develop important critical-thinking skills in analysis, problem-solving, research, writing, and evaluation, which allows them to build a strong foundation for teaching in the elementary school or special education setting.

Key facts

  • A knowledge of history, society, politics, and culture will enable students to better comprehend the world they live in, the problems of their society, and their own lives.
  • The second goal of this major is to assist the student in developing his or her critical thinking skills: analysis, problem-solving, research, writing, and evaluation. 
  • The major not only emphasizes content and information, but is designed to foster the transferable skills and attitudes which will increase the ability of American studies majors to find employment, no matter what their occupational goals. 
  • The ability to make decisions, to solve problems, and to hold informed opinions are characteristics desired by employers everywhere. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • American Art 1700-1900 
  • American Literature 
  • Colonial America to the Civil War 
  • Civil War to Modern America 
  • Introduction to American Government 
  • Religion in America

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 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).

General Requirements

  • Earn a minimum 2.500 (3.250 MOST-PHE) cumulative grade point average and minimum grades specified for designated courses
  • Demonstrate the personal characteristics/professional behaviors needed to become a quality teacher (i.e., responsible, dependable, hard working, professional, committed to the teaching profession, etc.).
  • Be recommended for admission into a teacher licensure program by the appropriate major department and the Education Department.  For students in health and physical education, the only recommendation required is from the Physical Education and Health Education Department.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38770 USD/year
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  • National

    38770 USD/year
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  • In-State

    38770 USD/year
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Living costs for Springfield

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
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