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History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Saint Petersburg, FL, United States
As broad as human experience, it provides a context for the understanding of literature, art, philosophy, and the sciences. Akin to both the Humanities and the Social Sciences, history gives attention to the individual and to society as a whole, revealing the vast range of human experiences, the extraordinary variety of human institutions, and the inevitability of change. 
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Overview

The study of history provides perspective for understanding contemporary society and its problems; however, it can also offer a sense of one’s unique heritage as well as a comparative view of life in other cultures and other times.

The history faculty at Eckerd encourages students to pursue areas of interdisciplinary concentration. Our faculty members have formal ties to related fields such as East Asian Studies, American Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Ancient Studies, Classics, and Environmental Studies. In addition, students are welcome to design concentrations or double majors with other fields in the humanities or social sciences, including political science, international business, philosophy, religion, literature, and particular language fields.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The European Experience
  • Florida History
  • European Women
  • Modern Middle East
  • World History to Columbus
  • Global History in the Modern World
  • The Twentieth Century World
  • Sport and American Culture
  • Empire and the Environment
  • The Old South: 1607-1865
  • Women in Modern America
  • Native American History

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Common Application or Eckerd College Application
  • $40 Application Fee
  • Official Test Scores (SAT or ACT): SAT code: 5223/ ACT code: 0731
  • Official High School Transcript and/or G.E.D. results
  • Admission Recommendation Letter
  • Personal Essay

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42428 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42428 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42428 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42428 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Petersburg

  • 1132 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Financial aid and scholarships are available through an ambitious financial aid program that benefits about 96% of Eckerd students. Approximately $43 million in financial aid was awarded last year. Assistance packages may include a combination of scholarships, grants, work aid, and loans. The average award last year from all sources was $26,000 and the range was from $1,000 to $42,000.

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