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Liberal Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Madison, NJ, United States
This “classic” humanities option offers the maximum amount of choice and variety for students seeking a solid academic grounding in multiple disciplines. The Liberal Studies program is offered at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
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Overview

In addition to two interdisciplinary seminars, Liberal Studies students may choose 24 credits of courses in philosophy, history, literature, art, gender studies, and humanistic social and behavioral sciences.

Mission

Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. The University strives to provide students with the multi-disciplinary, intercultural, and ethical understandings necessary to participate, lead, and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce, and culture.

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:

  • Intercultural Communication
  • International Communication
  • Language, Culture, and Communication
  • Popular Culture and the Media
  • Sports and Popular Culture
  • Media, History, and Society
  • Bollywood and Beyond: India in Film
  • Introduction to Irish Literature
  • Popular Fiction
  • Special Topics in Black 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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:

    550

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Submit an application.
  • Upload or mail your academic records from all secondary schools attended. If your transcripts, diploma, or any other academic documents are not in English, you MUST include an official English translation.Include any AP, IB, and/or GCE scores. You may be eligible for transfer credit for the following exams and qualifying scores: Metropolitan Campus AP Policy  or Florham Campus AP Policy
  • Submit a TOEFL, IELTS, PTE-A, or SAT score.
  • Submit two (2) letters of recommendation from academic references.
  • Submit a copy of your passport.
  • Submit a bank statement and Affidavit of Financial Support if you are seeking an F-1 visa.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41154 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41154 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41154 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41154 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Madison

  • 1793 - 4420 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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