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History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Kansas City, MO, United States
The Rockhurst History Department offers a wide spectrum of courses in American, European and world history. Students can choose from courses as diverse as Crusades, Chivalry, and the Medieval Experience, as well as Science, Religion and Magic in Modern Europe, the Modern Middle East, American Women and American Cultural and Diplomatic History. 
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Each faculty member in Rockhurst University's department of history holds a Ph.D. and is an active scholar and presenter in their field. Faculty members have traveled and studied widely throughout the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and bring their experiences into the classroom. In other words, you'll learn from the best. 

History pairs perfectly with many other disciplines, including education, theology, biology, philosophy, business, and pre-law, just to name a few. History courses at the Rockhurst University are an important part of interdisciplinary minors such as medical humanities and leadership development.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Comprehend works of secondary historical scholarship
  • Understand, on a basic level, the essential nature of history as a complex, dynamic process of storytelling and interpretation of past events
  • Read and comprehend complete and/or excerpted primary historical documents
  • Produce coherent essays on historical topics by applying the historical method

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: 

  • Survey of Western Civilization 
  • Honors Western Civilization
  • World Civilizations to the 17th Century 
  • Survey of Western Civilization 
  • World Civilizations Since 1492 
  • History of the United States 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete an online application for admission
  • Counselor's written recommendation
  • ACT or SAT test score
  • English proficiency: TOEFL - Internet based minimum score of 80
  • Provide an Official Statement of Finances directly from a bank or financial institution
  • Official high school academic credentials, translated into English if necessary
  • International students/scholars will be able to waive the mandatory student health insurance as long as their policy meets the criteria below, or they may enroll in Rockhurst's policy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kansas City

  • 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.


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