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Individualized Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, VA,
The Individualized Studies program at the Virginia Wesleyan College states that a student who has discovered a well-defined problem area or theme that cannot be addressed through Virginia Wesleyan’s established major programs may develop an individualized major.

About

The Individualized Studies program at the Virginia Wesleyan College states that eligible students must identify an advisory board consisting of a faculty sponsor and two additional faculty members. The members of the advisory board must be familiar with the student’s academic work or have expertise in the proposed area of study. 

In consultation with these faculty, the student will develop a comprehensive academic plan of study, to include coursework in at least two different departments/programs. The major must reflect between 40 and 48 semester hours of approved coursework, with at least 20 hours at the 300/400 level, including a senior thesis or capstone project. No more than two courses may count toward both the major and General Education requirements.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course outline:

  • The members of the advisory board must be familiar with the student's academic work or have expertise in the proposed area of study. In consultation with these faculty, the student willdevelop a comprehensive academic plan of study, to include coursework in at least two different departments/programs. 
  • The major must reflect between 40 and 48 semester hours of approved coursework, with at least 20 hours at the 300/400 level, including a senior thesis or capstone project. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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

  • A completed application.
  • An official high school transcript or comparable home school documentation.
  • An official record of scores on the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT). Applicants are responsible for arranging to take these tests and for requesting that results be sent to Virginia Wesleyan.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency at the time of application for admission

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36010 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36010 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    36010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36010 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Virginia Beach

  • 980 - 1600 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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