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History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Allentown, PA, United States
The history program at Cedar Crest emphasizes the acquisition of knowledge and skills applicable across a broad spectrum of careers and professions and an engagement with values, ethics, and choices that will prepare students for responsible democratic citizenship and fulfilling lives.


The history major provides excellent undergraduate preparation for students who will pursue careers in education, government, law, communications, business, and many culture-related fields. The major provides students essential experience in learning to express themselves effectively in speaking and writing. Students learn to employ new information technologies in effective and efficient ways. A major in history prepares students to participate as leaders and engaged citizens in the world around them in its multiple dimensions, local, national, and global.

The minor in history introduces students to the discipline, including its key components of research, scholarship, and the illumination of situations and problems in the contemporary world. As such it provides a valuable complement in both knowledge and skills to majors in other fields, from politics and business to the arts and the sciences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • European Civilization
  • Survey of US History
  • The Revolution and the Early Republic
  • The Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Topics in Political History
  • Topics in American History
  •  The City as History
  • America as a World Power
  • The American Revolution
  • American Public Policy
  • History of American Women

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

To be considered for admission into Cedar Crest College, students must complete a high school curriculum including four years of English, three years of History, three years of Math, and two years of a lab science. To apply as a first-year student:

  • Official high school transcripts
  • Personal essay
  • Recommendation form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38616 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38616 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Allentown

  • 1110 - 1620 USD/month
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