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History, B.Sc.

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  • 48 months
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Our major in History at Springfield College provides students with the background necessary to understand the complex and rapidly changing world in which we live. The core of historical understanding allows individuals to be educated and informed citizens, ready to affect change and guide others along the way. 

Graduates have pursued careers in education, government service, law, business, diplomacy, libraries and museums, and public relations. As you can see, the history major will prepare you for what you want to do, and help you forge your path ahead.

Careers and Internships

What can you do with a bachelor’s degree in history? The truth is, anything. Our graduates have gone on to have varied experiences and found themselves on many different career paths. 

In a survey of our 2014-15 graduates, 100 percent of history majors who responded reported being employed after graduating.

Where Our Graduates Are Working

  • Assistant District Attorney, Northwestern District Attorney's Office
  • Assistant Principal, Agawam Junior High School
  • Employee Development Specialist, The Hartford
  • Project Manager, Phoenix Insurance
  • Marketing Professional, Mystic Seaport
  • Research Analyst, Media Research Center
  • Senior Site Manager, Catapult Learning
  • Teacher and Coach, Independent Day School
  • Vice President of Sales, Atlanta Global

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

  • Survey of the History of Western Civilization 
  • The Making of the Modern World 
  • Colonial America to the Civil War 
  •  The Civil War to Modern America 
  • History Seminar 
  • African American History 
  • Early American Thought and Culture 
  • Modern American Thought and Culture
  • Environmental History of America 
  • Studies in History - American 
  • Recent American History 
  • History of Russia 
  • Medieval History 
  • Early Modern Europe 
  • Modern China 
  • Studies in History - America in the World
  • Studies in History - Non-American 
  • The History of the Soviet Union 
  • Europe Since 1900 

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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.
  • EU/EEA

    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.


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