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History, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Jefferson City, MO, United States
Interested in a career of thinking, decision making, writing and influencing people? Then consider a major in History, Political Science or Social Science Education or a minor in History, Political Science, Philosophy or Social Science Education.  Scholarships are available for Cole County residents majoring in History or Political Science. 

Overview

A degree in History or Political Science can lead to exciting careers in federal, state, and local government; law; business; journalism, education, management, advertising, information management, and foreign service to name a few. Jobs include but are not limited to analyst, lobbyist, congressional aide, foreign service officer, archivist, professor, librarian, historian, judge, research analyst, pastor, genealogist, foreign news correspondent, FBI/CIA agent, historic site administrator/guide and so much more. A minor in Philosophy provides students with an understanding of and skills in the process of thinking, and the historical development of western thought and its practical applications.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • American Political Institutions
  • American State and Local Government
  • United States History
  • Sociology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Complete an application for admission.
  • Send official transcripts from all institutions. Submit ACT or SAT scores    
  • Obtain a course-by-course transcript evaluation, by an outside evaluation agency at the applicant's expense, of all courses from any post-secondary institutions attended and send the results to the University.
  • Demonstrate English Proficiency
  • Complete an Affidavit of Financial Support covering the entire period of expected enrollment and send it to the University;
  • Send an original/certified bank statement from the student's family or sponsor(s), dated no more than 6 months prior to date of application, showing enough funds to cover tuition, room and board, and personal funds.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    427 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 427 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    427 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 427 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    209 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 209 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Jefferson City

  • 800 - 1300 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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