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History, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Alma, MI, United States
Learn why History at Alma College is one of the most popular majors across the country, preparing you for a rapidly changing world.
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Overview

Recent graduates report working in a wide range of fields including business management, the non-profit sector, records management, and teaching. Our students also have pursued graduate study in medicine, law, library science, and, of course, history.

Alma College History program offers both a major and a minor, including courses on Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Europe. Subject matter spans an extensive range of time periods and cultures, addressing special topics like the history of public health, religion, immigration and ethnicity, foreign policy, the American Constitution and law.

Thanks to the breadth of topics and flexible course sequencing, many history students also choose to double major in related subjects like political science, English, business or philosophy.

Career

  • Historians in Classrooms
  • Historians in Museums
  • Historians in Editing and Publishing
  • Historians in Archives
  • Historians in Historic Preservation
  • Historians in Federal, State and Local History

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 include:
  • World History Survey 
  • The Making of America to 1877
  • The American Century: 1877-Present
  • American Legal History 
  • Women in European History
  • American Women’s History
  • What Do Historians Do?
  • Topics & Problems in History
  • China: History and Culture

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

  • 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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General Requirements

  • Complete a free Alma College Application online or through the Common Application
  • Transfer Students — Official transcripts, in English, of all college coursework must also be sent directly to Alma from the institutions attended
  • International Student Declaration of Finance Form
  • All international students on F-1 or J-1 visa are required to provide evidence of sufficient finances to support their U.S. education. Sources of funding may be from parents, guardians, or a sponsor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Alma

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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