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History, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Jackson, MS, United States
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Overview

Career options:

There are many professional career paths that students majoring or minoring in history can pursue. We provide classes, courses of study, and academic programs that prepare students to live insightfully, advance professionally, and lead confidently in the 21st century. Students who major in History from Jackson State University are well-prepared to enter many professional careers. For example students, planning a career in law often select history.

Students in other disciplines, such as mass communication, political science, and business,  study history and increase their marketability in America's evolving workplaces. Employment possibilities for history graduates include positions with government agencies and departments at the federal, state, and local levels. Within the federal government, historians in the Departments of Education, State, and Defense, serve as analysts and researchers. Diplomats and members of their entourages often have backgrounds in history. Federal and state legislatures also hire historians as staff members to work and investigative committees.

Teaching at the primary, secondary, or collegiate level is another option for the history graduate. There are also private sector jobs available to history majors. These opportunities are found at museums, archives, historical societies, and assorted research facilities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Physical Geography
  • Introduction to Cultural Geography
  • World Regional Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Population Geography
  • Transportation Geography
  •  Aerial Photo Interpretation.
  • Quantitative Methods in Geography
  •  Climatology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    69

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

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General Requirements

  • Application: A completed application
  • Transcripts: Prospective students should request that their high school send a transcript.  A six or seven semester transcript can be submitted for early review and a final official transcript submitted upon graduation which lists all high school course work, the date of graduation, grade point average, and class rank.
  • Test Scores:  Request that an official ACT or SAT score(s) is sent to Jackson State University.
  • Immunization Record: All students born after December 31, 1956 must submit proof of immunization compliance for measles, mumps, and rubella.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    845 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 845 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    345 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 345 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Tuition: per Credit Hour

Living costs for Jackson

  • 1080 - 1650 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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