Bachelor On Campus

Social Studies

Bemidji State University

48 months
18416 USD/year
7976 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Social Studies program of the Bemidji State University educates students for democracy. An interdisciplinary social science major, it draws from economics, geography, history, political science, psychology and sociology.


Program Options

The Bachelor of Science, Teacher Licensure option of the Social Studies program of the Bemidji State University prepares students for a career at the secondary level and requires a passion for both the subject matter and for teaching. Geography, history, and political science form the "matrix" for social studies education. To increase their employability, students are encouraged to take a second major or minor in a social studies discipline. Students interested in Social Studies as a major or minor should meet as early as possible with the coordinator.

The Bachelor of Arts major prepares students for employment in a broad number of careers. This major offers breadth in background and content combined with applied skills development in the areas of the social sciences.

Career Directions

  • Business
  • Civil Service
  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Also: Graduate Study

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Markets and Resource Allocation
  • Physical Geography
  • Medieval Europe
  • Topics in History
  • Asian Political Development
  • Topics in Political Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

All international applications are processed on a rolling basis. 


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee of $20.00
  • Application (online or paper) International Student Application
  • Official transcript
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Statement of Purpose
  • International Agreement Form
  • Authorization to Release Student Information Form (if applicable to you)
  • Financial documents
  • A copy of passport ID Name Page
  • Transfer verification form & a copy of your I-20 or DS 2019 if you are currently in the F or J status in the U.S.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9208 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    7976 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3988 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Bemidji

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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