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History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (ARWU) Akron, OH, United States
The History program of The University of Akron offers us the way to understand and recapture the past as we strive to shape the present and the future.
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Overview

History Fundamentals

The courses of the History program of The University of Akron provide the fundamentals of historical training and help develop critical thinking skills.

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • dedicated to excellence in research and service

Hands-on Research

  • Experience history firsthand through our research facilities:
  • Pan African Center for Community Studies
  • Sally Miller Center for the Humanities
  • Journal of Northeast Ohio History offers editorial experience and publication opportunities

Real-world Experience

Gain practical professional experience through UA's optional cooperative education program. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary.

Degrees and Preparation

A degree in history paves the way to a wide variety of career opportunities in such fields as:

  • law
  • teaching
  • business
  • government
  • elective office
  • diplomatic service
  • military

Career Outlook 

Employment within the field of history is growing. Job prospects are especially good for those with advanced degrees.

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:

  • United States History To 1877
  • United States History Since 1877
  • Native North American History
  • U.S. Women’s History
  • The American West
  • American Immigration

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    48

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General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11635 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11635 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Akron

  • 890 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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