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American Studies

Illinois Dominican University

B.A. On Campus
48 months
Duration
33950 USD/year
33900 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

American Studies at Illinois Dominican University looks at our society—and its place in the world—from multiple angles, including history, literature, economics, film, sports and popular culture. 

Overview

American Studies at Illinois Dominican University is one of the most flexible majors offered at Dominican. Providing a truly liberal arts and sciences experience, the major offers students the opportunity to take courses from multiple disciplines and focus on specific themes in American studies including the urban experience, the African-American experience or popular culture. 

Learning outcomes

You’ll think deeply and critically about the American experience. You’ll learn to communicate effectively and to use primary sources to make evidence-based judgments and arguments. 

This major will prepare you for graduate study and for meaningful work in many occupations, including teaching, journalism, government service, social work, information management and the law.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Sociology 
  • History of the American People to 1877 
  • History of the American People from 1877 
  • American Govemment 
  • Introduction to American Studies 
  • Contemporary American Film 
  • American Political Thought 
  • Mass Media and Society 
  • The Road Movie in American Life 
  • The American Century 1940-1990 
  • Changing America: The Gilded Age through the New Deal 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete either the Dominican University online application for freshman, transfer or graduate, depending on your status. Freshmen can also apply using the Common Application, which streamlines the college application process for students applying to multiple institutions.
  • Pay a nonrefundable $100.00 application fee.
  • Enrolling students requesting documentation for an F-1 visa must submit a Financial Statement Form (pdf) to the Office of Admission. This is essential for receiving an I-20 and should be submitted along with all other admission documents.
  • Submit official, translated transcripts from secondary schools and colleges/universities that have been attended.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33950 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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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