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History and Political Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Salina, KS, United States
The History and Political Science department at Bethany College enables students to understand the past in all its dimensions and to know about government and politics in particular.
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The department encourages students to think critically about their world and to become active citizens in a diverse and democratic society. 

This interdisciplinary program in History and Political Science at the Bethany College prepares students for graduate education and careers in history, political science, business, or legal professions.

Learning Outcomes 

  • History and Political Subjects: Students will articulate a depth of knowledge regarding a broad range of historical and political subjects.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to recognize thesis and argument in scholarly and other forms of writing.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to employ thesis and argument structure through critical written expression.
  • Students will recognize the relationship of text with context, be able to critically analyze and articulate historical and social writing and articulate personal perspective.

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: 
  • U.S. History to 1877
  • U.S. History from 1877
  • World History from Prehistory to 1500
  • World History from 1500 to Present
  • Methods and Historiography
  • African-American History

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Admissions and support in immigration related matters include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate the check in, orientation and registration for new student and returning international students.
  • Explain the benefits and restrictions of F-1 visa status through immigration advising. 
  • Serve as a liaison for international students on campus and in the community. 
  • Advise international students on matter relating to their academic programs that may impact their F-1 status in the U.S. 
  • Provide information on authorized employment opportunities, including practical training. 
  • Aid in the securing of legal documents available to international students.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28620 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28620 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Salina

  • 900 - 1400 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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