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History, B.A. or B.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Abilene, TX, United States
History from Abilene Christian University introduces you to the versatile area of study, one that explores the experience of humankind from era to era. Examining our past—from language and art to science and technology—gives us context to understand current events and how we might plan for the future.
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Overview

History from Abilene Christian University lets students understand this field of study that can be challenging and a catalyst for expanding our worldview. The research, writing, and critical-thinking skills you gain while earning your bachelors in history are applicable to a wide range of careers, even wider than you might imagine.

The B.A. in history is a liberal arts degree that prepares you to enter a variety of career fields and graduate studies, including government service, journalism, law, professorship, museums, archives, and libraries.

The B.S. in history with teacher certification is a collaborative degree with the Department of Teacher Education, combining rigorous study of history with extensive teacher preparation. You will leave ACU equipped with the knowledge and skills to teach high school history or social studies in grades 7-12.

Careers

  • Museum Curator/Designer
  • Specialist Librarian
  • Academic Historian/Professor
  • National Collections Archivist
  • Military Historian
  • Political Advisor

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Connections since 1400
  • Europe in Crisis: 1914
  • Ancient Rome
  • Cosmic Race: History of Mexico
  • Civilization
  • American History

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

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General Requirements

  • Complete an Application for Admission. There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Send your official high school and/or college transcript(s) 
  • Standardized Test Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Abilene

  • 932 - 1730 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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