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History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Topeka, KS, United States
The History program of Washburn University will provide you with a clear map to mastery of the field. We also will work with you to take your history education outside the classroom.
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Overview

In the History program of Washburn University we will help you coordinate (and arrange credit for) internships with local historical agencies and institutions like the Kansas State Historical Society, The Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Site, the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, the Topeka Center for Peace and Justice and the Shawnee County Historical Society. 

We encourage study abroad, not only organizing overseas experiences as Washburn courses, also ensuring the easy transfer of credit from courses taken with existing overseas programs. We coordinate with the administrators of the Washburn Transformational Experience to get Washburn history students financial assistance for visits to archives or historical sites.

Major Requirements

As a history major, the department offers you a diverse course of and a capstone experience in which you engage with primary sources to produce a research paper, while also fulfilling requirements for the Scholarly/Creative Washburn Transformational Experience. The department recognizes a maximum of three hours history credit through Advanced Placement. Majors with a 3.5 grade point average in History, a 3.2 overall GPA and an A in the Capstone HI 399 course will earn departmental honors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Domestic students can apply to Washburn up until one week prior to the last day to enroll for a given semester.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Early World History
  • Changing World History
  • Modern World History
  • History of the U.S.
  • History Forum
  • Historical Methods & Research

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    40

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General Requirements

  • International Online Application for Admission
  • Signed and Completed Financial Disclaimer Form
  • Original Financial supporting documents, such as a current bank statement
  • USD $70 non-refundable application/processing fee. Payment options include TouchNet, money order, or bank check payable to Washburn University
  • Original transcripts
  • iBT TOEFL or IELTS score report if applying for full admission

Tuition Fee

  • International

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    300 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Topeka

  • 900 - 1400 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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