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History, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

The History program offers two types of degrees. 

The Bachelor of Arts degree, which requires the study of foreign languages, is a good choice for students seeking a core liberal arts education and who may wish to pursue postgraduate study in the humanities. 

The Bachelor of Science degree develops basic capabilities in statistics, social science, and computer science. It is a good choice for students interested in the modern social sciences approach to historical understanding.

The Fairmont State University History major includes core introductory courses in U.S. and world history as well as specialized courses on chronological eras, such as the Civil War or 19th century Europe, and thematic fields, like gender/sexuality, culture, and revolutions. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Written English
  • U.S. History
  • Intro to Political Science
  • Intro to Computing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

    • Application for admission 
    • Must have a 2.0 overall grade point average for any high school or college work. 
    • Official English proficiency scores (TOEFL Internet Based of 61 or IELTS of 6.0) if your native language is not English.
    • Proof of financial support for first academic year
    • Color copy of Passport 
    • Original or certified copies of all official academic records/transcripts. 
    • All undergraduate students who have attended high school, colleges or universities outside the United States will need to use World Education Services (WES) to complete the credential evaluation of all academic work completed. 
    • Proof of immunization (measles, mumps, rubella) 
    • Proof of health insurance 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15398 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7296 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fairmont

  • 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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