What will I learn?

Graduates in history enter a variety of professional fields and work as historians in government agencies, archives, museums, libraries, and non-profit institutions. Those earning degrees in political science understand the governing process and its relationship to complex issues arising in a modern society. Political science graduates are also prepared for many professions and find employment in both the private and public sector.

The department also provides a curriculum for history or political science majors who plan to enter law school following graduation.

Learning Goals

Our graduates effectively communicate a written historical argument.
Our graduates examine cultural, social, or political aspects of the history of a nation other than the United States.
Our graduates plan, organize, and resolve historical problems, questions, or controversies.
Our graduates demonstrate familiarity with the sources of information, methods of analysis, digital tools and contextual literature necessary for the research of historic events, developments, and issues.
Our graduates demonstrate a broad and sophisticated knowledge of major historical epochs and of developments unfolding across time.

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal and Performing Arts

Study options

Full Time (120 hours)

Tuition fees
$13,600.00 (10,11,421) per year
Application deadline

Expected July 2022

Start date

18 August 2021, 12 January 2022

Venue

College of Liberal and Performing Arts

100 E. University,

MAGNOLIA,

Arkansas,

71753, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have official transcripts listing courses, examinations, grades, and marks from your high school or college/university.

For international students

Students must have official transcripts and marks from your high school or college/university. We require a 2.0 minimum GPA for all incoming freshmen Students.

Minimum English Requirements (must meet one of the following)

A score of 500 or higher on the written TOEFL

A score of 173 or higher on the computerized TOEFL

A score of 61 or higher on the internet-based TOEFL

A score of Band 5.5 (overall) on the IELTS

A score of 43 or higher on PTE (Pearson Test of English)

A score of 90 or higher on Duolingo (Accepting Temporarily)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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