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Humanities, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Saint Petersburg, FL, United States
Humanities is an interdisciplinary major coordinated by the Letters Collegium. Working together, the student and Mentor design a ten course program using the methodology of a core Letters discipline (American studies, classics, history, literature, philosophy, political science, film studies), supplemented with courses from complementary disciplines and integrative humanities courses.
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Overview

A minimum of five courses must be from the core discipline; the other courses may be drawn from complementary disciplines. At least five courses must be at the 300 level or above. In addition to the ten-course program, students are required to take a Senior Comprehensive exam designed and evaluated by no fewer than three Letters Collegium faculty.

Students who complete the humanities major demonstrate the following competencies:

  • knowledge of the significance of the humanities as an interdisciplinary field of study and endeavor, and of the interconnections between the different humanities disciplines
  • knowledge of content in the core discipline
  • ability to understand and use the methods of the core discipline;
  • ability to conduct research and engage in scholarly writing, including mastery of the accepted style of documentation in the core discipline
  • ability to engage in effective oral communication.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Race & Sex Across Culture
  • Ecocriticism & Environmental Ethics
  • Ancient Barbarians
  • Art and Interpretation: "Strange Bedfellows"

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • 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

  • 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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