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History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Mascoutah, IL, United States
The History program offered by the McKendree University provides you with important skills in research, writing, educating others, and making connections between the major trends and eras in history. 
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Overview

History is clearly the broadest and most inclusive of all the academic disciplines, since it properly includes the development of all other areas of study. The study of history is a solid preparation for life in an increasingly unpredictable modern world. Its study sharpens abilities to:

  • Analyze and evaluate information critically
  • Interpret relationships
  • Translate ideas into different forms
  • Apply concepts to varying situations
  • Synthesize new concepts from given information
  • Evaluate alternate courses of action or interpretations of historical data

The History program offered by the McKendree University sharpens students’ ability to analyze and evaluate information critically, apply historical concepts to varying situations, and develop strong writing and research capabilities. 

Career prospects

Graduates in History have found employment in a wide array of career fields, including law, business, writing, and education. Our History alumni currently teach in local school districts and at the university level, work in museums, libraries, or archives, and serve as research specialists in government or business.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    You are invited to apply as early as August 1 preceding your senior year of high school.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical Methods and Regional Inquiry
  • Survey of Arts History
  • Minorities in the American Experience

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • You will need to complete and submit an application for First Year admission.
  • You will need to submit an official copy of your secondary school transcripts and completion certificate. All transcripts must be translated into the English language.

Proof of English:

  • TOEFL Paper Based - 520
  • Computer Based - 190
  • Internet Based - 70
  • IELTS 6.0
  • SAT Critical Reading - 500
  • ACT English - 20

Optional:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation Letter

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Mascoutah

  • 1100 - 1500 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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