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Global Studies - Modern European Culture Concentration, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Bend, IN, United States
Our Global Studies - Modern European Culture Concentration at Saint Mary's College enables you to tailor your studies to your area of interest and future professional goals. Choose from courses covering French, Italian, British, and Spanish cultures from the 18th century to modern day, and specific courses on artists, influential movements, and various mediums. 
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Overview

The Global Studies - Modern European Culture Concentration program at Saint Mary's College curriculum covers the basics of global studies, plus aspects of modern European culture, including French, Italian, and Spanish history, literature, and movements. The senior comprehensive is a research project grounded in a topic related to your area of concentration. You'll get graduate level experience as you develop and present your proposal, including hypothesis, design, and proposed methodologies. 

You'll demonstrate competence in at least one world language and spend at least five weeks in a college-sponsored study abroad program. All students in the global studies major will submit an e-portfolio at the end of the senior seminar. Some of the items in the portfolio include: language proficiency score, reflection paper regarding study abroad experience, resume, and research proposal.

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 include: 

  • Romantic Movement 
  • Romantic Era Feminism
  • Victorian Literature 
  • Origins of Modern Europe 
  • Europe in the 19th Century: 1815–1914 
  • Cultural History IV: The Modern World 
  • French and Francophone Cinema 

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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

  • academic accomplishments as evidenced by rigor of coursework, grades, grade trends
  • self-reported SAT or ACT scores (unless you plan to apply Test Optional). We'll accept your self-reported scores off the application for admission and scholarship consideration, but in order for you to ultimately enroll at Saint Mary's, you will be required to submit your official test scores. So, report them accurately!
  • extracurricular activities
  • community service and leadership experience
  • personal essay
  • recommendations from counselors, teachers, coaches and other personal acquaintances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Bend

  • 885 - 1440 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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