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History from Southern Connecticut State University fits you if you possess a great enthusiasm for research into the origins, nature, and effects of historical change. 

Graduates with History from Southern Connecticut State University will be able to:

  • Discern the credibility of a primary source.
  • Discern the credibility of a secondary source.
  • Understand the limitations of a particular primary source.
  • Discern what questions can and cannot be answered, given the nature and availability of sources for a particular historical period, event, or institution.
  • Integrate material derived from primary and secondary sources into a narrative.
  • Understand different interpretations of historical events.
  • Evaluate evidence for a particular historical point of view.
  • Construct a historical argument.
  • Think critically about aspects of society (e.g., religion, politics, the arts, etc.) in  historical perspective.
  • Apply the above skills within the contexts of American, European, and Non-Western history.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Roman Empire
  • England and France in the Middle Ages
  • Renaissance and Reformation
  • Europe in the 17th Century
  • Europe in the 18th Century
  • History of Rome from its Origins to Caesar
  • Religion and Society in the Byzantine Empire
  • Nazi Germany
  • Modern Eastern Europe
  • Bourbons, Revolution, & Napoleon: France 1715-1815
  • The French Republic: Problems Since 1870
  • Themes in Russian History to 1800
  • Alexander the Great and the Hellinistic Age
  • Who Built America? 1500-1928
  • English Origins of American Law
  • American Roots
  • Women in American History, 1620-1890
  • Women in American History, 1865- Present
  • Colonial U.S. History 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

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

  • Official high school transcript from an accredited secondary school or official GED equivalency diploma or GED transcript.
  • 1 letter of recommendation from a teacher or school counselor
  • Official standardized test score report from ACT or SAT (Reading/Writing + Math; Essay not required)
  • Complete the Common Application for Admission online.
  • An essay or personal statement is required within the Common Application.
  • Pay the non-refundable $50 application fee (payable online by debit card, credit card or e-check)
  • a high school GPA in the B range
  • a combined score on the NEW SAT in the range of 980 to 1180
  • an ACT composite score in the range of 18-21

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18436 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9218 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18436 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9218 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6162 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3081 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Haven

  • 1380 - 2110 USD/month
    Living Costs

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