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History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Atlanta, TX, United States
The study of History at Spelman College  is an important component of a meaningful and comprehensive liberal arts education. As such our major provides a unique opportunity for students to understand how the past informs our understanding of the present.
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Overview

The History major from Spelman College encompasses a series of courses that examine human dynamics, over time, from a disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspective. In addition to focusing on content, the history major develops and enhances discipline specific skills that will serve in any future endeavors.

Outcomes

  • As a result of majoring in history, the student will be able to
  • define, explore, and explain major historical problems
  • develop research skills required to investigate those problems fully
  • employ critical methods to analyze those problems
  • prepare formal papers and presentations that reflect research, critical analysis, and layered literacies that follow disciplinary conventions
  • engage in collaborative scholarship
  • develop and defend independent theses

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 included:

  • History
  • Research Methods in History
  • Pre-Modern World
  • Making of the Modern World
  • Survey of African Civilization

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Completed application for admission through the Common Application
  • Two teacher recommendations
  • Official high school and/or college transcript(s); if not in English, an official translation is needed
  • Official TOEFL score (non-native English-speaking students only)
  • Essay
  • Non-refundable $40 application fee
  • Copy of completed application for your files
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Affidavit of financial support (in U.S. dollars)
  • Copy of passport with Visa and I-94 card
  • School leaving certificate  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12971 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    25942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12971 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Atlanta

  • 945 - 1760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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